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Soldier returns home after spending years at Fort Knox

HOPKINSVILLE, KY (WFIE) -

It was a happy homecoming for Sgt. Steve Randolph and his family Friday evening.

Sgt. First Class Randolph returned home to his family in Dawson Springs Friday afternoon after spending 7 years in Fort Knox.

his family placed flags, a ribbon and signs around their house.

He was a calvary scout instructor and trained over 1,200 soldiers to be scouts while at Fort Knox and went on to marksmanship and trained over 30,000 soldiers.

He is on terminal leave from the army and drove 130 miles today to be with his wife and three daughters.

"It's great to be home and I'm looking forward to spending time with my family," says Sgt. Randolph. "I missed out a lot over the last 8 years."

His wife says, "we'll have daddy to be home to go to basketball games, soccer games and he will be able to be there to be involved with kids in sports and activities and school plays and be there for support."

Now that he's home, Sgt. Randolph says he would like to help veterans and homeless veterans.

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