Sgt. Paul Gregory, left, receives a hug from friend Myrna Reyna as Gregory's mother-in-law, Maria Miramontes, looks on Saturday during his arrival at the Juneau International Airport. Gregory was seriously injured by an improvised explosive device on Sept. 14 in Iraq. He suffered traumatic brain injury, broken bones, shrapnel, burns and a herniated disk. Gregory and his wife, Maily, will be in town for one week before returning to a Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., for continued treatment. For a photo slide show of the homecoming, see www.juneauempire.com/slideshow.
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