Kentucky Air National Guard returns home after completing Haitian earthquake relief mission

A member of the news media shoots video as the 123rd Airlift Wing prepares to load equipment and relief supplies onto a C-130 aircraft at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base on Jan. 22, 2010, for a flight to the Dominican Republic as part of earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Dale Greer/Released)

CONTACT: Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht, 502-352-8008

WHO: Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group

WHAT: Return from Haitian earthquake relief mission

WHERE: Kentucky Air National Guard Base, Grade Lane, Louisville, Ky.

WHEN: 11:15 a.m. February 26, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 25, 2010) — The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group is returning home following five weeks in the Dominican Republic supporting humanitarian relief operations in Haiti.

Media are invited to attend the initial return of aircraft scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Friday, February 26. NOTE: The actual arrival time is subject to change.

Media planning to attend should call Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht, 502-352-8008.

Please arrive early to allow for processing through security and to set up your equipment. A photo ID is required to gain access to the airbase.

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