20150822 - Welcome Home (SN) - nwherald


Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Friends, family and escorts from the Illinois Patriot Guard, Warrior's Watch Riders, Wreaths Across America, American Legion and local police welcomed home Sgt. Patrick Adam his 17-month-old daughter, Payton, and wife, Shannon, 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.