Navy Journalist Comes Home - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/29/03

Navy Journalist Comes Home

A Navy Journalist came home to Lubbock on Sunday. Erica Mater left home in January and has been at sea the majority of the time since.

The graduate of Lubbock High came home to a decorated street and a house full of family. In a previous story on NewsChannel 11, Erica said at times she felt insignificant, on a ship full of medics, but her job was to tell the story, and she says her journey has been an experience of a lifetime.

"I documented everything that was happening from awarding purple hearts to marines on the ship to documenting Iraqi POW's and civilians, and writing stories and marketing them out to the rest of the navy," says Mater.

She'll be home for the next two weeks before taking her next assignment.

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