More than 130 airmen from the 14th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston were to return home Saturday night from their 120-day deployment in Southwest Asia.

While deployed, the airmen of the 14th Air Squadron worked under the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron supporting combat operations in the U.S. Central Command.

Flying the C-17 Globemaster III, the airmen flew about 2,800 sorties, logged more than 7,900 combat flying hours and airlifted more than 126 million pounds of combat material and more than 27,000 airmen, soldiers, sailors, Marines and distinguished visitors.