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    Welcome home, soldier!

    Army Pfc. Mark Wildsmith greets his grandmother, Helene Wildsmith, upon arriving at his Rhawnhurst home on Friday following his deployment in Afghanistan. Wildsmith, 20, a member of the 4th Infantry Division, I-66 Raider Brigade at Fort Carson, Colo., went to Afghanistan last October. Upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, members of the groups A Hero’s Welcome and Warrior’s Watch led a welcoming escort that accompanied the soldier to his home, where he was cheered by family and neighbors. 


    Welcome home, soldier!

    Army Pfc. Mark Wildsmith greets his grandmother, Helene Wildsmith, upon arriving at his Rhawnhurst home on Friday following his deployment in Afghanistan. Wildsmith, 20, a member of the 4th Infantry Division, I-66 Raider Brigade at Fort Carson, Colo., went to Afghanistan last October. Upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport, members of the groups A Hero’s Welcome and Warrior’s Watch led a welcoming escort that accompanied the soldier to his home, where he was cheered by family and neighbors. 


    The heat of battle in the desert

    A Marine Reservist from Parkwood Manor is in Morocco, but it’s hardly a relaxing trip.


    The heat of battle in the desert

    A Marine Reservist from Parkwood Manor is in Morocco, but it’s hardly a relaxing trip.


    Ceremonies pay tribute on Memorial Day

    A year after North Catholic High School closed for good, its alumni association re-dedicated the Our Lady of Fatima shrine for graduates who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars.


    Ceremonies pay tribute on Memorial Day

    A year after North Catholic High School closed for good, its alumni association re-dedicated the Our Lady of Fatima shrine for graduates who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars.


    City of historical love

    American history can be fun? Sure, and what better city than Philly, the birthplace of the nation, to make sure tourists — and Philadelphians — get the most out of visiting historic sites.