NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Ahead of Veterans Day, meteorologist Ashley Baylor and her husband United States Air Force First Sergeant Adam Jackson discussed their experience as a military family.

Jackson said he joined the United States Army in 2002, shortly after 9/11. Jackson deployed to Iraq in 2004 and Afghanistan in 2008. After returning from Afghanistan, he switched to the United States Air Force, where he was a mechanic on the C-5 cargo planes. Jackson and Baylor got married in 2014. They have since welcomed a little girl.

Recently, Jackson graduated from the USAF First Sergeant Academy. He now serves as the senior advisor to the commander at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass.

The couple discussed how deployments impact their family life.

Watch the full interview to learn more!