Christmas has come early for 60 soldiers from the South of Scotland's local regiment.
They've arrived home early from Afghanistan as part of the government's plans to reduce the number of troops in the country.
The soldiers, from the Royal Scots Borderers, arrived at their barracks in Edinburgh last night to a rapturous welcome.
Jenny Longden was there to see it:
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