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This photo shows Lisa Delhbom, head secretary at Soldotna Montessori Charter School, and Debbie Tressler, head secretary at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Delhbom's son, Senior Airman Jordan Delhbom, just returned home alive and well from his firt combat deployment in Afghanistan. Jordan Delhbom serves as an Air Force ParaRescue and HALO Jumper. 052911 PEOPLE 1 Peninsula Clarion This photo shows Lisa Delhbom, head secretary at Soldotna Montessori Charter School, and Debbie Tressler, head secretary at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Delhbom's son, Senior Airman Jordan Delhbom, just returned home alive and well from his firt combat deployment in Afghanistan. Jordan Delhbom serves as an Air Force ParaRescue and HALO Jumper.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Story last updated at 5/29/2011 - 2:15 pm

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This photo shows Lisa Delhbom, head secretary at Soldotna Montessori Charter School, and Debbie Tressler, head secretary at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Delhbom's son, Senior Airman Jordan Delhbom, just returned home alive and well from his firt combat deployment in Afghanistan. Jordan Delhbom serves as an Air Force ParaRescue and HALO Jumper.

Tressler's son, Sgt. 1st Class Adam Tressler was recently discharged from active duty and now serves with the California National Guard Special Forces "Green Berets" and HALO Jumper.

-- Submitted by Steven Wright





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