Minka Kelly arrived on a flight at LAX yesterday (December 20th) wearing an oversized cardigan and leggings. Kelly was fresh off a trip with Jordin Sparks, where the two stars visited troops in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia for the holidays. Yesterday, Kelly and Sparks were part of special ceremony welcoming home the last of the combat units from Iraq.
The ceremony, held at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, was also attended by President Obama and Vice President Biden, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
“Welcome home!!!!!! Last combat unit out of Iraq has landed…” Kelly tweeted afterwards. “What an ending to a life changing adventure. Beyond honored to b at the Andrews Air Force Base for the Return of the US Forces Iraq Colors.”
Sparks was also proud to be a part of the festivities. The American Idol winner tweeted, “So honored to be at the Andrews Air Force Base & going to witness the Return of the US Forces Iraq Colors. Welcome home! thankful.”
Welcome home to our troops, and thank you for serving our country!