Jonesboro soldier welcomed home from Afghanistan

(Source: KFVS multimedia journalist Arnold Wyrick)
(Source: KFVS multimedia journalist Arnold Wyrick)
(Source: KFVS multimedia journalist Arnold Wyrick)
(Source: KFVS multimedia journalist Arnold Wyrick)

JONESBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Jonesboro soldier received a special welcome home Wednesday from elementary students.

Spc. Jerod Schaefer of Jonesboro returned from Afghanistan.

His cousins along with their classmates welcomed Schaefer home with signs and cheers.

Schaefer also attended school at Jonesboro Elementary.

Look for more on this special welcome home from Arnold Wyrick tonight on Heartland News.

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