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Marines return to warm welcome in Glenville

East Glenville firefighters hold on to an American flag before raising it between the ladders of East Glenville and Scotia fire trucks prior to a parade honoring Marine reservists and other military members on Freemans Bridge Road in Glenville on Sunday.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
East Glenville firefighters hold on to an American flag before raising it between the ladders of East Glenville and Scotia fire trucks prior to a parade honoring Marine reservists and other military members on Freemans Bridge Road in Glenville on Sunday.
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Fox Company of the 4th Marines, newly returned from a 10-month deployment in Iraq, got a hearty homecoming parade Sunday. Under clear skies, about 130 Marines marched along Freemans Bridge Road from Saranowski Drive to Holly Marina, near the bridge into Schenectady, led by the Schenectady Pipe Band playing “Leaving Port Askaig” and “Atholl Highlanders” on bagpipes and drums. Fox Company is based at the joint reserve training center at the Schenectady County Airport on ...


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wmarincic
April 20, 2009
8:44 a.m.

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It was a great day for all. About 70 Patriot Guard Riders, American Legion Riders and others rode the parade line ahead of our Marines and set up a Flag Line for them at the Marina. These are the type of mission that I love to do, welcome home our Hero's.

joebdox
April 20, 2009
12:38 p.m.

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Thank God they are home safe! Thank God for their service and for their sacrifice and for the sacrifices of their families. Let's hope we NEVER go to war for a lie again.

nygirl61
April 20, 2009
12:47 p.m.

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Welcome home to the men and women of Fox Company! We are so extremely proud and grateful for your unselfish service to keep us safe at home!

nicurn82
April 20, 2009
1:04 p.m.

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I cannot believe there aren't any photos to go along with this story.

jpatrick
April 20, 2009
5:43 p.m.

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Today's print edition included an A1 photo of the parade. There were another three photos on our regional cover.
Judy Patrick
Managing editor

wmarincic
April 20, 2009
6:09 p.m.

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There was a photograher there that took lots of photos but I don't know where he was from I will try to find out and post my response.

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