Deployed soldier returns from Korea, meets fiancee for first time

They met and fell in love by using the dating website match.com. On Friday, they met in person for the first time
March 22, 2014 8:20:23 AM PDT
When soldiers return home from the battlefield, the reunion with family and friends at the airport is always special. But what happens when that reunion includes meeting your new fiancee for the first time?

That is just what happened when Joe Gardner returned home after a 21-month deployment in Korea. Garner met and fell in love with Lindsey Clagg using the dating website match.com. On Friday, they met in person for the first time.

"It's exciting. That's the best word I can describe it. I was so excited to get off the plane and meet her in person for the first time," Gardner said.

"It's great because I've spent a year just staring at a computer screen, ya know, with our Skype conversations and everything. So now to have him home, words just can't explain how happy I am," Clagg said.

Garner also met his future in-laws for the first time. Clagg says now that he's home, she never wants to let him go.

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