Staff Sgt. Mark Wilkes, his wife Mandy and their children, all of Cairo, Ga., are shown on the Jumbotron at the Atlanta Braves Turner Field, after Staff Sgt. Wilkes was reunited with his family on the field April 26. Wilkes returned home early from Afghanistan to surprise his family at the Atlanta Braves Military Appreciation game. He was recognized as the Atlanta Braves Hometown Hero of the game. Wilkes, who is a member of the Georgia National Guard's 116th CE Squadron, was deployed out of Warner Robins Air Force Base. (Photo courtesy Desiree Bamba, Georgia National Guard)
|Date Posted:||04.29.2014 17:15|
|Location:||ATLANTA, GA, US|
|Hometown:||CAIRO, GA, US|
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