A local Marine has finally returned to the United States. Corporal Robert Border has returned home to Naperville after serving a year long deployment in Afghanistan.
Border is a 2008 graduate of Naperville Central High School, and left for boot camp shortly after graduation. Specializing in communication, Border works with data and other communicational information
While relaxing at home, he was surprised to find out exactly what was waiting for him. He said, “I was just like ‘What is that noise?’ I just stood there. I had no idea what was going on. So I went outside, and then I saw everything.”
Robert’s mother, Cheryl, spoke for his family in expressing their excitement. She said, “It has been a long year, but all of our family and friends have supported us. We are just really glad to have him back home.”
Corporal Border’s next goal is to start taking college courses and earn his degree. He is currently stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
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