The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Saratoga resident returning from Afghanistan


After an 11 month deployment in Afghanistan, Navy Chief Petty Officer Derek Ten Eyck is returning to Saratoga.

A welcome home party is planned at St. Ann’s Parish Saturday, March 1 after the 5:30 p.m. mass.

His wife, Amanda, said she is very excited to have him come home. He left three weeks after their youngest child was born.

Amanda said he could be home as early as Friday, or as late as Wednesday. It depended on how long it took to out-process from active duty. She will have to drive to Denver to pick him up once he is discharged back to reserve duty.

Derek has been in the Navy for aro...

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