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SAVANNAH, GA – The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport today announced the winners of its “Home for the Holidays” contest held in partnership with Nash FM 96.5 and the 165th Airlift Wing Veteran’s Association.

The contest was held to bring two active duty service members home to the Savannah/Hilton Head area to spend the holidays with their families. A total of 26 entries were received and a committee comprised of veterans, and local community members selected the winning entries.

Savannah/Hilton Head International would like to congratulate the winners, Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Arfsten, nominated by his mother Barbara Arfsten, and Sgt. Gary Gilbert, nominated by his wife Amanda Gilbert. Sgt. Arfsten is stationed in Katterbach Germany and has served in the Army for almost fifteen years. Sgt. Gilbert is currently serving in Seoul Korea and has been in the Army for over twelve years.

Savannah/Hilton Head International would like to thank the 165th Airlift Wing Veteran’s Association and Nash FM 96.5 for their incredible support and assistance in putting together this contest. The airline tickets will be awarded to the contest winners through the generosity of the 165th Airlift Wing Veteran’s Association, which is a local non-profit organization.