Images: Friends and families gather to welcome Marines of 1/1 home [Image 1 of 4]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney
Petty officer 3rd Class David Hilton, a corpsman serving with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, kisses his wife, Carina Hilton, a 24 year-old native of Tucson, Az., during a homecoming event here, Sept. 29, 2012. The Marines had a two-hour layover in Alaska where Hilton bought a bouquet of flowers for his wife. The Marines and sailors serving with 1st Bn., 1st Marines performed counterinsurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan and transitioned into a more supportive role letting the Afghan National Army lead operations.
Date Posted:10.03.2012 11:40
Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDELTON, CA, US
Hometown:TUCSON, AZ, US