NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.
(Fairbanks, Alaska: George Lewis) The brief homecoming for soldiers of the Army's 172nd Stryker Brigade, who returned home to learn their tour of duty in Iraq had been extended, featured; scenes shown from the homecoming picnic near Ft. Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska. [Sgt. Brian PEARCE††- comments on his wife’s reaction.] [Secretary of the Army Francis HARVEY†- notes the need for the 172nd in Baghdad.] [Soldier’s wife Jade WEBBER††- reacts.]
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