Morton returns from Iraq Feb. 14

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Marine Cpl. Anthony Morton, shown will his wife Britteny and daughter Makenna, will return to Kingman on Valentine’s Day after serving a 14-month tour in Iraq.

Courtesy Marine Cpl. Anthony Morton, shown will his wife Britteny and daughter Makenna, will return to Kingman on Valentine’s Day after serving a 14-month tour in Iraq.

KINGMAN - Family, friends and community members will welcome back Cpl. Anthony Louis Morton from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Morton, a 2005 graduate of Kingman High, will return to Kingman on Valentine's Day to be with his bride, Britteny; daughter, Makenna; parents, Dave and Denise Morton; brother, David Morton III; and sister, Ashley Morton.

Morton has been deployed in Iraq for the past 14 months as a member of Marine Expeditionary Force I based at Camp Pendleton, San Diego County, Calif.

Throughout his tour in Iraq, friends and well-wishers, plus Arizona Sign Company, sent him gifts. Many employees of Kingman Regional Medical Center also contributed, including Claire Crumb, the head nurse of Cardiac Cath Lab.