WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Human Wall, Rolling Thunder, the Vietnam Veterans and several other groups welcomed home Private First Class Rachel Johnson Sunday afternoon at the Wilmington International Airport.
PFC Johnson has spent the last seven months deployed in Afghanistan with the United States Army. She was greeted by her aunt, grandparents and 63 other individuals who thanked her for her service.
"Happy doesn't begin to describe what I feel," says Johnson. When she got off the plane, she was greeted by a entire group cheering, clapping and thanking her for her service.
The Human Wall organizer said this is one of their biggest turnouts yet. Some Vietnam Veterans showed up to support Johnson because they say they remember how they were welcomed home from Vietnam, decades ago.
While at home, Johnson plans to surf and spend time with her family.
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