Ga troops return from Afghan deployment - Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston

Ga troops return from Afghan deployment

Posted: Updated:

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - About 100 members of the Georgia Army National Guard are back home following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

Family and friends greeted members of the 179th Military Police Company during a welcoming ceremony in Savannah on Friday.

The Savannah Morning News reports Army Spc. Steve Weber had never met his 2-month-old son because he was serving in the war. He stared at the child after taking him from wife Jannah Weber for the first time.

None of the unit's soldiers was seriously injured during the deployment. Leaders are commending the military police officers for their roles in countless security and combat missions.

The 179th Military Police are 1 of 4 subordinate companies that comprise the Georgia Guard's 170th Military Police Battalion.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Houston man charged in woman's death, body burned

    Houston man charged in woman's death, body burned

    A Houston man has been charged with killing a 25-year-old woman whose burned body was found in a Pasadena field.
    A Houston man has been charged with killing a 25-year-old woman whose burned body was found in a Pasadena field.
  • Public smoking ban expands to city parks, libraries

    Public smoking ban expands to city parks, libraries

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:18:11 GMT
    Almost eight years since Houston City Council passed an ordinance to prohibit smoking within 25 feet of public buildings, workplaces, bars, restaurants, outdoor sports arenas, and stadiums, the ban will extend to city parks and libraries.
    Almost eight years since Houston City Council passed an ordinance to prohibit smoking within 25 feet of public buildings, workplaces, bars, restaurants, outdoor sports arenas, and stadiums, the ban will extend to city parks and libraries.
  • Undefeated UK Boxing Star Cracking Craig Callaghan Prepares For Upcoming Fight in Houston

    Undefeated UK Boxing Star Cracking Craig Callaghan Prepares For Upcoming Fight in Houston

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:34:04 GMT
    In a division like the welterweight class dominated by the likes of Floyd "Money" Mayweather , UK Boxing star Cracking Craig Callaghan may not be familiar to U.S. fans yet. But at 5-0, the undefeated star is set to make his mark among boxing's best. Losing three of his first 10 amateur fights , Callaghan had ambitions of steal turning pro. Winning an astonishing 87 of 94 amateur fights put him in the position to do just that. Turn pro!"I was training one day and the owner of the gym asked me ...
    In a division like the welterweight class dominated by the likes of Floyd "Money" Mayweather , UK Boxing star Cracking Craig Callaghan may not be familiar to U.S. fans yet. But at 5-0, the undefeated star is set to make his mark among boxing's best. Losing three of his first 10 amateur fights , Callaghan had ambitions of steal turning pro. Winning an astonishing 87 of 94 amateur fights put him in the position to do just that. Turn pro!"I was training one day and the owner of the gym asked me ...
Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices