TODAY   |  June 17, 2013

Soldier’s homecoming is ‘best Father’s Day ever’

Members of the 4th Stryker Brigade combat team celebrated an especially happy Father’s Day by returning home after 7 months in Afghanistan. The return was especially sweet for Specialist Jesse Pennington, who got the chance to meet and hold his two-month-old daughter for the first time.

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>>> and an especially happy father's day sunday for hundreds of soldiers that returned to the u.s. from 7 months serving in afghanistan. the group returned to washington state and for one dad, the homecoming was even more wonderful. specialist jesse pennington got to meet and hold his two month old daughter for the very first time. he called it the best father's day ever.