January 12, 2019 11:28 PM
Brockport Police celebrated a homecoming back into the force on Saturday.
The department, along with a corps of friends, relatives and supporters got together at Greater Rochester International Airport to welcome Brockport Police Officer Christopher Clawson back from Iraq.
Clawson is a U.S. Army reservist and he's been with the 401st Civil Affairs Battalion in Mosul and Baghdad.
Saturday was the chance for colleagues and loved ones to give him a big salute after 10 months away.
"It was a blessing," explained Clawson. "I had no idea that so many people are going to show up. It was overwhelming. It was great. I loved holding on to my wife and I can't wait to get home."
The Blue Star Mothers Organization of Families of Deployed Troops assisted in the welcome home.
Clawson says he'll be taking about a month and a half off, then be back on the job with the Brockport police.
Updated: January 12, 2019 11:28 PM
Created: January 12, 2019 08:50 PM
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