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Army 1st Lt. Phillip Lee, of Frankfort Square, embraces his mother as he is welcomed home from Afghanistan on Aug. 1. Photos by Geoff Stellfox/22nd Century Media
Kyla Moss (left) and Kailey Weber line Wintergreen Drive to welcome 1st Lt. Phillip Lee. Lee is a graduate of Summit Hill School District 161 and Lincoln-Way High School.
Phillip Lee (right) embraces his lifelong neighbor, Karen Jerding.
Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter
8:58 am CDT August 8, 2017
It was a hero’s welcome full of surprise for a former Mokena resident on Tuesday, Aug. 1, as he returned home from Afghanistan.