Sunday, March 23, 2008

welcome back!

to 6th Motor Transport Battallion. thank you for serving but boy oh boy, we're ALL glad you're home

Marines come home in time for Easter
New Haven(WTNH) _ Twenty-six members of the 6th Motor Transport Battallion returned to New Haven today after spending about seven months in Iraq.
They were given a warm welcome home Saturday. The reservists were escorted back into the Elm City by the Patriot Guard and a sea motorcycles. Flags, friends and former Marine News Channel 8's Gil Simmons were there to say 'thank you.' "How does it feel to be back?""Best feeling in the world, put a lot of hard work in a lot of build up, got the mission accomplished can't tell you how good it feels, proud to be doing this for my country, my family, my unit here," Marine Reservist L. Cpl. Andrew Plante."Just happy to be home my family is here everyone I just want to go home and spent time with them." L. Cpl. Plante says the first thing he wanted to do was take a nap well deserved rest
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