Vestal Firefighter, Leaving for Afghanistan, Gets Surprise Send-off.
4/12/2013 (Updated 11:12:30 PM)When Scott's wife accompanied him to dinner Friday night, and then steered him toward the firehouse, he had no idea of the greeting that awaited him--
Scott, a veteran of the Vestal Fire Department, was on his way to Pennsylvania, where from there, he was headed to his military unit in the Army Reserves-- to ship out to Afghanistan.
Among those saying goodbye--for now, a very proud mom:
And among those who've worked with him, their pride and respect for him was obvious:
But amidst the cheers, the well-wishing, and the encouragement, there was also concern, that Scott, who performs a dangerous job at home, would stay out of harm's way, abroad.
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