GRAND JUNCTION, CO --Most of us take for granted getting to see friends and family during the holidays.
For members of the military, every minute spent with loved ones is looked at as a gift. For PFC. Jose Martz, Monday's trip home was an early present for his family.
Patriot Guard riders lined the entrance of the airport terminal with flags late Monday morning, an indication the guest of honor was about to walk in.
Family and friends waited anxiously, until finally PFC. Martz arrived. Tears and hugs told the story of a group of loved ones happy to have their Marine back for the holidays
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Blue Star Mothers were also at the airport for the arrival early Monday.
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