Senior Master Sgt. Jason Red, an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aerial gunner from the 129th Rescue Squadron, was named the California Air National Guard's Senior NCO of the Year. Here he is greeted by his mom at Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif., after returning home from a two-month deployment to Afghanistan, Sept. 9. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Ray Aquino)

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