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Marine gets firefighter's welcome home

Members of the Selkirk Fire Department joined the family and friends of Jake Snide in welcoming the Marine home from a tour in Afghanistan

Members of the Selkirk Fire Department joined the family and friends of Jake Snide in welcoming the Marine home from a tour in Afghanistan Tom Heffernan Sr.

Members of the Selkirk Fire Department joined the family and friends of Jake Snide in welcoming the Marine home from a tour in Afghanistan at about midnight on Saturday, June 2, at the Albany International Airport.

Snide’s fellow firefighters brought a fire engine to give him a proper welcome back and presented him with his fire helmet. His flight was originally scheduled to arrive at 7:10 p.m. but he was delayed in Tokyo.

Selkirk Fire Department Chief Bill Asprion said he was happy to have Snide back with the force, though it will only be for a short time. Snide has orders to return to Tokyo in a month’s time.

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