Welcome Home, Marine! | Camp Pendleton Homecoming Photographer | San Diego Military Homecoming Photographer | Alicia Q. Photography

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When I finally decided to buckle down and update this blog, I knew I just HAD to share this homecoming from September 2012.  Very recently Kayla and her husband moved to the east coast thanks to Marine Corps orders.  It reminded me of all the other amazing clients who have moved on and settled in new homes elsewhere in the United States and even overseas.  I am so thankful to have shared amazing moments with them and of course Kayla.  It's hard to say good-bye but it's just a part of life when you're bound to the military.  It never gets easy but I suppose you get "used to" it.  Kind of like deployments.  There's nothing you can do to stop them and they're never fun, but as a military spouse, deployments are something you learn to deal with and handle with class.  How many times and in how many ways can I express the magnitude of a military spouse's courage and strength?  There really is no limit, I guess.  Photographing and blogging homecomings is my way of sharing with the world the sacrifices our men and women in uniform-- and their families-- are proud to make.

As Kayla and her Marine make a new life on the other side of the country, I want to remind them that even though our paths may never cross again, I'll certainly never forget them or this incredible moment in time I got to witness.  Like I always say: here is their homecoming story.  I hope you enjoy :)