[Photo] Twelve U.S. Marine Corps Hornets return from Persian Gulf deployment
On Oct. 2, twelve F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from VMFA-115 arrived at Lajes Field, Azores.
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115, also known as the Silver Eagles, were on their way back to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina, from a deployment to the Kingdom of Bahrain that had started on Mar. 4, 2013.
The aircraft, divided into two 6-ship cells and supported by two KC-10 Extender tanker aircraft, departed for their homebase on Oct. 3.
Image credit: André Inácio