Nephew and Aunt Elva Flores, Caguas, Puerto Rico, celebrate the arrival of STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) G. Gomez, returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom. SSGT Gomez is from Caguas, Puerto Rico, attached to Headquarters Battalion (HQ BN), 1ST Marine Division (1MARDIV), Camp Pendleton, California. SSGT Gomez was on a six-month deployment for Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Operation IRAQI FREEDOM is the multinational coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein