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Veteran Spotlight: Jerome Nelson of Randallstown

Posted at 3:31 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 10:23:35-04

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. — WMAR-2 News is committed to improving the lives of Veterans in Maryland by giving light to their stories, struggles and triumphs. Every week a local veteran will be featured in our Veteran Spotlight contest.

This week's honoree is Jerome Nelson of Randallstown. He served in the United States Air Force and later joined the Army during the Vietnam War.

Jerome is a devoted husband to his wife, Jackie, and proud father to four children. His daughter, April, says he is always there for others and calls her dad their "family superman."

He turns 88 years old on September 26. Happy early Birthday, Mr. Nelson!! Thank you for your service and dedication to our country.

If there is a veteran in your life that you would like to nominate for the Veteran Spotlight contest, click here.