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Shelton brothers return from service

Petty Officer Second Class Christopher L. Shelton and Petty Officer Third Class Ryan L. Shelton have returned home to Unicoi County after proudly serving in the U.S. Navy for the past four years.
Christopher served as an Aviation Ordinance Specialist assigned to the USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious aircraft carrier, based out of San Diego, Calif.
Ryan served as an Engineman assigned to the USS Leyte Gulf, a guided missile cruiser, based out of Norfolk, Va.
Both brothers deployed numerous times overseas in support of contingency and on-going combat operations.
The brothers plan to attend technical college together. The servicemen are the sons of Jerry L. Shelton of Elizabethton, Tenn., and Sandy A. Shelton of Flag Pond, Tenn.