CHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than 2,000 soldiers passed through Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Thursday morning, heading home for the holidays.
According to WSOC, they’re in training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina and will have two weeks to spend time with their families this Christmas.
“I’m looking forward to seeing my family,” said one.
“I’m looking forward to seeing my girl and eating some good chow,” said another.
A group of volunteers met the soldiers at the airport to serve them breakfast as they waited for their flights home.