U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson, right, is greeted her daughter Michelle Roche, behind the U.S flag, and other family members and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson, right, is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)
U.S. Army master sergeant Cristina Wilson is greeted by family and friends as she returns back home from her military service in Afghanistan at McAllen Miller International Airport Sept. 22, 2019, in McAllen. (Joel Martinez | jmartinez@themonitor.com)