Stories tagged with: Army

February 17, 2012 - 6:16pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

Most kids wouldn't be thrilled if their parents showed up at school, but that was not the case on Friday.

T.J. Wells is a Mechanic Specialist in the U.S. Army, and for the past six weeks, he has been away in Colorado, but his wife Jennifer planned a special surprise for his return.  T.J. dropped by his daughter Addie's classroom at Careytown Preschool in Zanesville.

"It felt good," said T.J.  "I just missed her a lot, and it's great to see her again....

July 23, 2010 - 9:58pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

What appeared to be an average Friday night at a local restaraunt, turned into a tearful reunion for one couple.

Ryan Wells just completed his third deployment. But little did his wife, Laura, know that he had been plotting a surprise for quite some time.

"I was nervous for the past couple of weeks, and I got home today and i wow, I couldn't stop sweating, I was just waiting for the countdown to keep going down, trying to keep a secret," says...

May 17, 2010 - 5:25pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

An Army recall of 44,000 combat helmets last Friday is a result of an investigation into a Hebron, Ohio-based military contractor name Armorsource. Army officials announced today that after re-testing on the helmets, it was found that they would not protect soldiers from a rare but worst-case-scenario. Chief Executive Officer, Larry Dickson says that they are currently trying to figure out what the issue is.

"We were not informed by the Army, we are not informed as of yet exactly...

May 15, 2010 - 6:54pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Members of the 346th Psychological Operations Company met for a situational training exercise today.

It was a day of training at the Old Columbia Cement Plant, but it sounded very realistic. In an attempt to prepare soldiers for deployment, members of the 346th Psychological Operations Company went through various situational exercises where they had to act and react to situations they might encounter if deployed.

Commander Mark Mauri says, "We feel that a lot of the...

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