East Texas soldier home for Thanksgiving

By Jena Johnson - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – An East Texas solider is home just in time for Thanksgiving. Sunday evening, friends and family greeted Cassandra Schubert, who is home from her second tour in Iraq.

Cassandra said she's thankful she'll be with her family this week, but ask we remember the soldiers who aren't.

"Sometimes you feel like people forget that we're over there, but then again we get a lot of support, emails and care packages," said Schubert.

She said letters from elementary students and care packages from her family gives her a piece of home while overseas. She returns to Iraq shortly after the Thanksgiving holiday.

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