Marine gets hero welcome at MacArthur Airport
Dozens of veterans as well as family and friends were on hand to welcome home Marine Cpl. Lammar Jackson at MacArthur Airport Wednesday.
After spending a year in Afghanistan, 25-year-old Jackson, from Central Islip, is spending Thanksgiving with his family.
An improvised explosive device struck Jackson?s armored vehicle. He suffered minor injuries and a concussion. After the year he?s had, Jackson says he?s excited to spend the holiday with his parents, brother and sister.