Posted by Michael Hetrick
WHITE OAK, TX (KLTV) - Another soldier is home from overseas duty, this time one of the first to come back from the increased deployment to Afghanistan. Army specialist Drew Gay, a White Oak native, returned to his families home today to a hero's welcome. The 19 year old Gay has been in the army airborne unit for 2 years, and has spent the last 6-and-a-half months on duty in Afghanistan. The young solder appreciated the welcome by patriot guard members and welcome home soldier members. Gay is home for 15 days, before he has to return to his unit in Afghanistan.
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