Marine welcomed home from Afghanistan

February 12, 2012 3:43:44 PM PST
A young Chicago Marine was welcomed home from his service in Afghanistan Sunday.

Lance Cpl. Alex Robles, 21, was greeted by his family, his wife and the Warriors Watch Riders.

Robles is an electronics specialist who maintains surveillance equipment.

He was deployed to Afghanistan for seven months.

Robles graduated from Brother Rice High School in 2009 and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He doesn't know yet if he's due for a second overseas deployment.

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