Swamp Fox AEF return from Afghanistan
Maj. Taj "Kong" Troy, an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter pilot with the 157th Fighter Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., returns home to a hero's welcome after a four-month Air Expeditionary Force deployment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 23, 2012. Swamp Fox F-16's, pilots, and support personnel began their AEF deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in early April to take over flying missions for the air tasking order and provide close air support for troops on the ground in Afghanistan.

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