Airmen to return from Mideast

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - More than 120 airmen from the 8th Airlift Squadron are due to return Thursday to Joint Base Lewis-McChord after a four-month deployment in the Mideast to support wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The military base says the C-17 squadron moved more than 37,000 passengers and delivered more than 115 million pounds of cargo.