Columbia Metropolitan Airport is bringing two Active Duty Service Members home for the holidays and we need your help. Families and friends can nominate their service member online at by telling us in at least 300 words why their Service Member is most deserving of a free trip home. Service Members may also nominate themselves. Entries are due by Friday, October 6, 2017. Service Members must be active duty or full-time guard members. Winning entries will be selected by October 12, 2017.

Nominees must be eligible for leave and travel must be made between December 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018. The selected Service Members will fly home either to or from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

For more information and to nominate a Service Member, go to

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