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    Wounded soldier returns home

    I had the honor of being a part of this young man's escort home from the airport today. It was definitely something special.

    Wounded soldier returns home - WLBT 3 - Jackson, MS:

    JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A 21 year old soldier from Madison, who was wounded in Afghanistan, received a hero's welcome at Jackson Evers International Airport Thursday.
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    Thank you, CID. You are a class act.


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    It's always special when we can welcome one home.

    Even better when they come home with all their body parts intact.

    Unfortunately, we will have one coming home this weekend that didn't make it.

    I'm on the tarmac when those arrive, and I really hate those days.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Car 4 View Post
    Thank you, CID. You are a class act.


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    Thank you but the class act was C.J., who made it a point to come out into the crowd of police and Patriot Guard Riders in front of his house and personally shake hands and thank most of us. He is one impressive young soldier!
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    Good on you, CID. What an honor. He does seem like a class act. Glad that one came home.
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