Local soldier throws first pitch at Rivets game after returning from deployment

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — After a long deployment, the Rockford Rivets gave a local soldier a warm welcome home.

PFC Cole Buss threw out the first pitch at Saturday night’s Rivets game. The team says it was all part of his mom’s plan to surprise him.

Buss was deployed for nearly two years.

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