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Homecoming reception makes 11 month tour worth it

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email
Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - It's the day he has been counting down to for almost a year. Army National Guardsman Travis Daniel of Liberty City arrived home at East Texas Regional Airport. Daniel returned after an 11 month tour in Iraq. For him, like many others, the reception they get when coming home makes the trip worth it.

"It's real nice to come home and know that you were over there for a reason not just for no reason," said Daniel. "As long as you have the people backing you, you can do anything."

Daniel says he is home for good, unless the guard orders another deployment in the future.

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