Local soldier returns home from Afghanistan

Updated: 04/08/2014 5:25 PM
Created: 04/08/2014 3:20 PM WHEC.com

There was an emotional homecoming Tuesday morning at the Greater Rochester International Airport. Family and friends gathered to meet Jacob O’Connor. He returned home Tuesday from Afghanistan.

O’Connor had been deployed for more than 10 months. He says he’s ready to get back to having a daily routine.

Jacob O’Connor said, “It takes some getting used to. It's kind of like a culture shock when you first get there you'd be surprised about how fast you totally adjust. I think coming back it is like doing it all again, learning how talk to people again.”

O’Connor will be home for the next few days before returning to Fort Hood. 

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