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Monroe Co. Marine returns to East Tennessee

Monroe Co. Marine returns to East Tennessee

An East Tennessee Marine is home after a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan. Private First Class Kyle Day returned to his Monroe County home Friday evening, where he was greeted by family and friends.

"I feel good. Finally, to see me friends and family - it's really nice. Very relaxing," he said.

His grandmother, Ginger Day, said she is thrilled he made it back to Tennessee safely.

"It's so good to welcome them home under good circumstances. But never, ever forgetting that some came home in a different way, gave it their all," she said.