Mr. Robert Matthew Jackson

Mr. Robert M. Jackson

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DSC00073Mr. Jackson grew up on a farm in Virginia. One of thirteen children who lived in a neighbors home he called his play mother. When his father passed, he moved back home to help his mother take care of the family.

He worked three jobs as a young teenager, little did he know those three jobs would pave his future and today he still disciplined and works multiple jobs.

(Mr. Jackson is not the oldest sibling) After graduation from high school, Mr. Jackson enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps. He was decorated with numerous awards, medals and commendations, which were National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, (2) Meritorious Mast, Vietnamese Service Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm & Frame, Vietnamese Campaign Medal, and Navy Commendation Medal.

DSC00652Having served his country in the Vietnam Conflict, he completed two tours of duty and made acting 2nd Lieutenant of his company. He received two Meritorious Mast and made Sergeant with less than two years in the corps, which was unheard of.

Upon returning to the states, his next duty station was Parris Island, SC for a Drill Instructor.Receipt of an honorable discharge, he relocated to the Harrisburg area and moved in with his brother.

DSC00061 (2)Having had difficulty securing employment, he decided to head back to Vietnam to become a mercenary, when he received a phone call from Roadway. After leaving Roadway due to back injury he stayed in Harrisburg and bought one property at a time, renovating it himself.

Eventually he started buying, renting and selling Real Estate, and became a real estate investor, it was at that time Jackson Enterprises was formed.