Family Focus Friday

Photo: Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Lilley kisses his wife after returning to Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61). Monterey returned after a nine-month deployment to Norfolk, Va. on Jan. 5, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Fine/Released)

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Roger Lilley kisses his wife after returning to Naval Station Norfolk aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61).
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The Newcomer

New U.S. Army Pvt. Ileana Salguero interacts with her new “family” by providing morale boosters for them as they return from deployment.
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Photo: Staff Sergeants Adam and Jonathan Rulon, engineers with the 1438th Multi Role Bridging Company, Missouri National Guard, pose for a picture at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. The Rulons are twin brothers who deployed to Afghanistan together in late August. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer/ Released)

Being twins, the Rulon brothers are no strangers to constantly being around each other. So it was only natural that is one brother deployed to Afghanistan the other one would be at his side.
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Photo: Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Rerek hugs his six-month old son Grayson and wife Shawna after returning home from a scheduled six-month deployment onboard the USS Missouri (SSN 780) on Dec 20, 2013. (U.S. Navy Photo by John Narewski)

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Rerek hugs his six-month old son Grayson and wife Shawna after returning home from a six-month deployment onboard the USS Missouri on Dec 20, 2013.
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Photo: Pararescue Jumper Staff Sgt. Cody Inman, assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, left and his brother Special Mission Aviator Staff Sgt. Jacob Inman, assigned to the 212th Rescue Squadron, Alaska Air National Guard, pose for a photograph in front of a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 20, 2013. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo/ Released)

Working the same mission across the street from each other has strengthened the brotherly bond for two airmen who both part of the Alaska Air National Guard’s rescue mission.
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