Ronan Marine and Tester Meet
by Kevin Maki
PABLO, Mont. — Senator Jon Tester spent Tuesday afternoon with the Ronan Marine whose become a household name in Montana,. Marine Lance Corporal Tomy Parker came home to thousands of well wishers for a massive fundraiser.
He lost both legs and four fingers in Afghanistan. Tester says this country needs to support all the Tomy's who have sacrificed. Parker thinks about troops who have died and Vietnam vets who weren't thanked for their service.
Parker says, "I hope that I opened a door to allow other people to come home to be welcomed home properly." The Marine returns to the Naval Medical Center San Diego Wednesday. He will be fitted for prosthetics.