4 Ill. brothers headed to Afghanistan

July 18, 2008 3:40:09 PM PDT
A band of brothers from downstate Illinois is getting ready for to serve their country The four Jackson brothers from Chestnut, Illinois, are being sent to Afghanistan next month.

Bobby, Joshua, Brandon and Jeremy Jackson are all members of the Army National Guard's 178th Alpha Company. Their parents said they are concerned for their safety, but the brothers are determined to do their duty and return home safely.

This will be the first deployment for all four brothers.