A Christmas Kiss

South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier Maj. Amber Heinert greets her children Austin, 2, and Riyahn, 3, at the Rapid City Regional Airport Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, after returning home from a five-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Heinert, of Hill City, voluntarily deployed with the … Read Article

Priceless gift

South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier Chief Warrant Officer 3 JD Rodriguez embraces his wife, Martha, at the Rapid City Regional Airport Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, after returning home from a four-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Rodriquez, of Rapid City, deployed with the South Dakota … Read Article