You are here

“So glad you’re home daddy.” Marine Corp Major Norm Mitchell gets a hug from 14-year-old daughter, Raegan Mitchell Nov. 2. Mitchell, who has served 20 years in the United States Marine Corp will retire in January. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Phillia Mitchell, mother of Marine Major Norm Mitchell waves an American flag while holding granddaughter River Mitchell. Marine Major Norm Mitchell, who grew up in Mokena and New Lenox, was honored by the Patriot Guard, friends and family after coming back home to his parents house in Manhattan.
A small parade of vehicles bring Marine Corp Major Norm Mitchell home as they drive along Baker Avenue in Manhattan. After 20 in the United States Marine Corp, Mitchell will retire in January.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
9:19 am CST November 8, 2019
Former Mokena resident gets hero’s welcome.