Several Oklahoma National Guard Members Return Home - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Several Oklahoma National Guard Members Return Home

Posted: Updated:
More than 40 members of the Oklahoma National Guard returned home Thursday and were welcomed with a ceremony at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center. More than 40 members of the Oklahoma National Guard returned home Thursday and were welcomed with a ceremony at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center.
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

More than 40 members of the Oklahoma National Guard returned home Thursday morning after serving a tour in Afghanistan.

This is the second group of soldiers to return to Oklahoma as the United States begins to draw down its forces in Afghanistan. The soldiers are part of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and arrived at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center around 10 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb and Brig. Gen. Robbie L. Asher spoke at a welcome-home ceremony as family and friends eagerly awaited their chance to embrace the soldiers.

Nearly 2,200 Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen from the 45th Brigade deployed to Afghanistan in June and are currently serving there.

The majority of the brigade is expected to return in March.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Police Arrest Two Suspects After Recovering Stolen Vehicle In SW OKC

    Police Arrest Two Suspects After Recovering Stolen Vehicle In SW OKC

    Oklahoma City police obtained several st Police said a passerby witnessed a Ford F-150 truck speed into a construction site, causing a crash near Southwest 104th Street and Rockwell Avenue. The witness contacted 911 and when officers arrived they identified the truck as stolen. The truck was reported stolen out of Del City.  Off to the side of the truck police found four shotguns and one assault rifle.  Police arrested two suspects, a male and female at the scene.  ...More >>
    Oklahoma City police obtained several st Police said a passerby witnessed a Ford F-150 truck speed into a construction site, causing a crash near Southwest 104th Street and Rockwell Avenue. The witness contacted 911 and when officers arrived they identified the truck as stolen. The truck was reported stolen out of Del City.  Off to the side of the truck police found four shotguns and one assault rifle.  Police arrested two suspects, a male and female at the scene.  ...More >>
  • Thunderstorms, Hail Main Threats Saturday Into Late Evening

    Thunderstorms, Hail Main Threats Saturday Into Late Evening

    Last night's storms caused some wind damage primarily in northwest Oklahoma and Canadian County.  

    More >>

    Last night's storms caused some wind damage primarily in northwest Oklahoma and Canadian County.  

    More >>

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured On News9.com

  • Business News

    Find news on Oklahoma's economy, local business, the banking industry and more.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News 9? Find it here!

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines affecting Oklahomans.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.