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PHOTOS: Family of the soldiers in the 237th Military Police Company and their welcome signs

  • Shealynn Estabrook, 2, and her seven-montth-old sister Ellie wearing matching "Daddy's Girl" shirts and with one of the signs that their mother Stephanie made for their father Spc. Brad Estabrook. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Shealynn Estabrook, 2, and her seven-montth-old sister Ellie wearing matching "Daddy's Girl" shirts and with one of the signs that their mother Stephanie made for their father Spc. Brad Estabrook.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Krysti Pinard, of Manchester, holds up the sign that she made for her fiancŽ Cpl. Brandon Foskett. The couple has been together for a year and a half and the deployment has occupied 11 months of that. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Krysti Pinard, of Manchester, holds up the sign that she made for her fiancŽ Cpl. Brandon Foskett. The couple has been together for a year and a half and the deployment has occupied 11 months of that.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Clayton Zambs, left, helps Nate Pass, 7, hold up the sign he made for his son-in-law Master Sgt. Korey McCauley, of Concord. Korey's son Parker, 14, right, also helped his mother make giant signs that they pinned to the fences of the Army Aviation Support Facility so that McCauley could see them as the buses pulled in. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Clayton Zambs, left, helps Nate Pass, 7, hold up the sign he made for his son-in-law Master Sgt. Korey McCauley, of Concord. Korey's son Parker, 14, right, also helped his mother make giant signs that they pinned to the fences of the Army Aviation Support Facility so that McCauley could see them as the buses pulled in.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Bri Foster, of Ashland, left, and Roxanne Esty, of Franklin, right, with the balloons and sign they brought to welcome Spc. Allan Esty home. Foster is the soldier's fiancŽ and Etsy, who made the sign on her computer and framed it, his mother. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Bri Foster, of Ashland, left, and Roxanne Esty, of Franklin, right, with the balloons and sign they brought to welcome Spc. Allan Esty home. Foster is the soldier's fiancŽ and Etsy, who made the sign on her computer and framed it, his mother.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Haley L'Heureux, 2, wears a military police beret that her uncle Spc. Dylan L'Heureux, of Manchester, gave her before his deployment. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Haley L'Heureux, 2, wears a military police beret that her uncle Spc. Dylan L'Heureux, of Manchester, gave her before his deployment.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • NH National Guard 237th Military Police unit returns home. January 16, 2014. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    NH National Guard 237th Military Police unit returns home. January 16, 2014.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Steve and Sherry Foskett, of Milford, hold up the sign the made for their son Cpl. Brandon Foskett. This was their first time going through a deployment. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Steve and Sherry Foskett, of Milford, hold up the sign the made for their son Cpl. Brandon Foskett. This was their first time going through a deployment.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Shealynn Estabrook, 2, and her seven-montth-old sister Ellie wearing matching "Daddy's Girl" shirts and with one of the signs that their mother Stephanie made for their father Spc. Brad Estabrook. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Krysti Pinard, of Manchester, holds up the sign that she made for her fiancŽ Cpl. Brandon Foskett. The couple has been together for a year and a half and the deployment has occupied 11 months of that. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Clayton Zambs, left, helps Nate Pass, 7, hold up the sign he made for his son-in-law Master Sgt. Korey McCauley, of Concord. Korey's son Parker, 14, right, also helped his mother make giant signs that they pinned to the fences of the Army Aviation Support Facility so that McCauley could see them as the buses pulled in. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Bri Foster, of Ashland, left, and Roxanne Esty, of Franklin, right, with the balloons and sign they brought to welcome Spc. Allan Esty home. Foster is the soldier's fiancŽ and Etsy, who made the sign on her computer and framed it, his mother. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Haley L'Heureux, 2, wears a military police beret that her uncle Spc. Dylan L'Heureux, of Manchester, gave her before his deployment. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • NH National Guard 237th Military Police unit returns home. January 16, 2014. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Steve and Sherry Foskett, of Milford, hold up the sign the made for their son Cpl. Brandon Foskett. This was their first time going through a deployment. <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

After 11 months apart, many of the soldiers in the New Hampshire Army National Guard’s 237th Military Police Company were ready just to see the faces of their loved ones at their homecoming. But families brought more. Balloons, shirts and elaborate banners projected messages of love and welcome. One local company, Advantage Signs in Concord, even offered military families help by making posters and banners for free.

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