A year to the day - and almost to the minute - after friends and family and members of the Effingham County sent Alpha Battery off to Afghanistan, they gave those same soldiers a warm welcome home from their combat mission.
Georgia Army Guard Spc. Steven Harrelson of Rincon and a fire direction control technician for Springfield's A Battery 1/118 Field Artillery, talks about his experiences in Afghanistan with radio host Bill Edwards of Savannah's 1290 at the Georgia Guard Garrison Training Center.
Michelle Liotta, a member of the Coastal Regional Water Council, spoke to Sunrise Rotary members about the statewide water plan. The Coastal Council is one of 11 regional councils established by the Georgia Comprehensive Statewide Water Plan to do resource assessments, forecast water needs and make regional plans for water resources in the future.
FORT STEWART-The old adage is that absence makes the heart grow fonder. But even the advancements of modern communication couldn't quell the emotion of loved ones seeing, touching and hugging their soldiers upon their return.