U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Terrell A. Turner/Released 050116-M-0000P-002.jpg
Jan 16, 2005
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (September 16, 2005)- Following seven months of sustained combat operations in the Al Anbar province of Iraq, Lance Cpl. Kyle Mergner, along with Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, returned to Camp Lejeune Sept. 16. He was greeted by a hug from his girlfriend, Kristin Ceppaluni, the cheers of his family and the sight of flags and signs waving in the air.
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