Audio postcard: Jackson's 1461st Michigan Army National Guard unit returns from Afghanistan

May 31, 2013

Dozens of anxious military families filled Lumen Christi Catholic High School in Jackson Thursday to welcome home their soldiers from Afghanistan.  The 1461st Transportation Company is back home after a 10-month tour of duty.  Current State’s Kevin Lavery and Becky McKendry witnessed the joyful reunion in Jackson and filed an audio postcard.

About 130 members of the 1461st Transportation Company of the Michigan Army National Guard returned home Thursday after a nine-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Credit Becky McKendry / WKAR