Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 2/1/13
TAMPA, Fla. The bus pulled away from MacDill Air Force Base, and Vincent Jackson settled into his seat pleased. This moment began a time of giving back, of honoring military members and their families who offer so much of themselves, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Pro Bowl receiver wanted to frame the night the right way. Jackson looked ahead from his position in the middle of the bus, rush-hour traffic passing by. Everything about the gesture felt right. Two Air Force servicemen and their families, seven people total, joined him Friday evening in the Sun Sports Lightning Fan Express on the drive to Tampa Bay Times Forum, as part of an effort by the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation to honor military families at the Lightning-Winnipeg Jets game. To him, this was fulfilling. "My foundation, Jackson in Action 83, is based on the military. That's what we do," said Jackson, who played in his third Pro Bowl last Sunday. "It's about the family. It's about depl...
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