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Soldier comes home for wedding, holidays
Rochester, N.Y. - A local U.S. Army soldier came home for the holidays Friday.
Pvt. Suzanne Barnhoorn was welcomed home by friends and family Friday morning at the Rochester International Airport.
Barnhoorn was stationed in Fort Lee, Virginia, and had been training as an ammunition specialist.
Barnhoorn told 13WHAM News she was happy to see everyone for the holidays, but the trip home for her held a little more significance.
"Yes, I'm getting married," Barnhoorn said. "My life's going pretty fast...I was just really happy, I was really happy to be home. It's just been a long time."
Family relatives told 13WHAM News Barnhoorn later went to her nephew's elementary school to surprise him.