Purple Heart recipient welcomed home in New Lenox

March 16, 2013 8:52:23 PM PDT
Army Specialist Aaron Mateski is back home in suburban New Lenox after a tour in Afghanistan.

Mateski was deployed in May 2012. While there, he suffered three concussions and earned the Purple Heart.

On Saturday, Operation Welcome You Home thanked him for his service.

Mateski, a graduate of Lincoln-Way Central, is married with three daughters. He is stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.