Soldier Welcomed Home in Oswego
Nov 22, 2014 05:06PM ● Published by Steven Jack
U.S. Army Sgt. Scott Carter is welcomed home Saturday by family and friends in the parking lot of the Jewel on Orchard Road in Oswego.
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Local military support group Operation Welcome You Home organized the celebration for Carter, who recently returned from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
A native of Aurora, Cater is an Aurora Police officer and was previously a Kendall County Sheriff's Office deputy. He also worked as a firefighter/paramedic with the Bristol Kendall Fire Protection District and South Elgin Fire Department.
Carter is a third generation Army soldier. His father, Harold Cater Jr. served in Vietnam and his grandfather, Harold Carter Sr., was a German prisoner of war for several months during World War II.
After the welcome home at Jewel, a party was held in Carter's honor at the Oswego American Legion Post 675 Hall in downtown Oswego.
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