Homeward Bound

[Lossiemouth, Scotland; October 19. Image via Getty]

LOSSIEMOUTH, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 19: A child of one of the 148 members of 12 (Bomber) Squadron holds adults' hands during the soldiers' return from a successful tour of Afghanistan on October 19, 2009 in Lossiemouth, Scotland. The aircrew and ground crew left RAF Lossiemouth on June 14 for a four-and-a-half-month tour in Afghanistan. The deployment consisted of 12 pilots, 12 weapon system operators navigators and 124 ground crew. Based at Kandahar, the Tornado wing was operating in temperatures in excess of 45°C. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)