A retirement ceremony was held March 26 for Master Sgt. Nelson Jackson Jr., a 1985 graduate of Robstown High School, in Sugarland, Texas.

Jackson, who has served as the Headquarters' Command Electronics-Communication Superintendent for Air Mobility Command Headquarters at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois since 2007, joined the U.S. Air Force in 1989.

During his time in the Air Force, Jackson has provided support for several military campaigns, including Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.

He and his wife, Pamela, reside in Sugarland and have one daughter, Victoria.

Jackson is the son of Nelson Wade Jackson Sr. and Georgia Lee Jackson, both of Robstown.