Marine happy to come home

Lt. Col. Russell Zink
Lt. Col. Russell Todd Zink of Westlake Village returned home to his family on Feb. 3 from Afghanistan after being away for more than a year with his Houston, Tex.-based Marine Corps reserve infantry battalion.
Zink is the battalion commander of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, also known as “ The Lone Star Battalion,” comprised of nearly 900 reserve Marines and sailors. He trained them for five months at Camp Pendleton before embarking on a seven-month deployme...

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