Hug by hug, VMA-211 Marines return to Yuma
Mara Patterson gives her husband, Cpl. Zachary Patterson, a welcome-home kiss at the Yuma International Airport Friday evening after Patterson and other members of Marine Attack Squadron 211 returned home from a six-month tour in Japan assisting the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. It was Patterson's first deployment.
Photo by Jared Dort/Yuma Sun
Hug by hug, VMA-211 Marines return to Yuma.
As Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Burley sat on a civilian flight bringing him back home after a six-month deployment overseas, he couldn't stop thinking about the passionate embrace he would give his wife, Jessica, when he landed at Yuma International Airport.“I was waiting,” h. Read Hug by hug, VMA-211 Marines return to Yuma...