Image courtesy of Melinda Renshaw

A local hero is returning home from Afghanistan next Saturday for his first July 4th celebration in three years.

Combat Marine Lance Corporal Chas Gamblin, 21, is going to receive a special escort from the Kansas City Airport to his hometown in Marceline.

More than 25 motorcycles will line up at the McDonald’s/Wendy’s parking lot in Cameron at 5:30 p.m.

All motorcyclists are welcome to ride.

For more information contact Melinda at 660-734-2716

Anyone interested in showing their support can line up along the route.  See the map below:


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