Troops welcomed home from Afghanistan at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Published: Sep 22 2013 01:49:58 PM EDT

Patriotism filled the air at the Lehigh Valley International Airport Saturday.

Five members of the Pennsylvania National Guard returned home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

They were part of the guard's unit from Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County.

The soldiers were greeted with cheers, and tears, from their families and friends.