Soldier Returns Home After 10 Months In Afghanistan - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Soldier Returns Home After 10 Months In Afghanistan

Posted: Updated:

SALISBURY, Md. - Well, it was a pretty special night for one family welcoming a soldier home from war.

Joel Dixon's plane touched down at the Salisbury airport just before 9:30 Thursday night.  The Army soldier was in Afghanistan for the past 10 months.

WMDT spoke with him and his family on what it means to finally be back home.

"Ecstatic," says Joel's mother Lois Ruark, "I couldn't wait for him to see his daughter."

Joel said "I am ecstatic.  I've been  looking forward to this day since we first left in April.  So, it's a huge to see all the people who came out."

Operation We Care helped organize the Welcome Home.

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The 47 ABC "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
  • Free Tuition Contest

    Free Tuition Contest

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.