20150822 - Welcome Home (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Sgt. Patrick Adam holds his 17-month-old daughter, Payton, while greeting friends and family in Crystal Lake during a welcome home celebration Saturday, August 22, 2015. Adams served for seven months with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Maritime Raid Force aboard the USS Iwo Jima. Their operation took them to places such as Jordan, Israel, Greece, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. He has a little less than three years left in the service.