NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 2009
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(Korengal, Afghanistan: Richard Engel) The return home to Fort Hood, Texas, for the soldiers of Viper Company after a year in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley featured; scenes shown of the homecoming and their continuing training and a memorial motorcycle ride organized by the family of fallen soldier Sgt. John Penich; details given of the soldiers’ struggles to adjust. [Commander Jimmy Howell’s wife Stephanie HOWELL- comments.] [Viper Co. Ryan SHRINER- comments on marital, financial and drinking problems.] [Penich’s mother Kathy GARROSS- expresses her view on the war.] [Viper Co. Sgt. Thomas RICHARDSON – comments on Penich’s death.]
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