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Local soldier receives warm welcome
Rochester, N.Y. - A local soldier returned home for the first time since he was deployed last year.
Joseph Pickett, 20, was deployed to Afghanistan last June.
He spent nine months overseas, and returned to Fort Polk in Louisiana, this past February.
Saturday marks Joseph's first trip home to Walworth, N.Y. and there to greet him at the airport were his family, friends and members of the Patriot Guard.
Joseph is home for two weeks before he has to head back to Louisiana.