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Marines welcomed home from Afghanistan

Posted December 11, 2009 11:03 a.m. EST

— Enthusiastic families greeted 140 Marines returning to Camp Lejeune Thursday night after a deployment to Afghanistan.

The 140 Marines belong to the Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, commanded by Capt. Scott Sturrock.

They trained and mentored Afghan National Police in the southern Helmand Province.