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Former Army Lt. Michael Behenna To Return To Oklahoma

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Behenna says he fired the gun in self-defense. He was scheduled to serve 15 years at Fort Leavenworth. But that's when his case gained support from Governor Fallin and many others. Behenna says he fired the gun in self-defense. He was scheduled to serve 15 years at Fort Leavenworth. But that's when his case gained support from Governor Fallin and many others.
EDMOND, Oklahoma -

Family, friends and supporters will gather on Friday to welcome home an Edmond soldier who is being paroled from military prison.

Lieutenant Michael Behenna was convicted of shooting an Iraqi civilian in 2008.

2/12/2014 Related Story: Former Army Lt. Michael Behenna To Be Freed In March

Behenna says he fired the gun in self-defense. He was scheduled to serve 15 years at Fort Leavenworth. But that's when his case gained support from Governor Fallin and many others.

2/12/2014 Related Story: Former Army Lt. Michael Behenna Wins Parole, To Be Released

News 9 talked to his mother just last month when she got the call that Behenna was coming home. Vicki says she's picking him up on Friday.

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