Friday, December 21, 2012
Josh Little, a Triton Regional High School graduate, returns home from a tour in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army on Saturday.
A Triton Regional High School graduate will receive quite a welcome upon his return to Gloucester Township on Saturday following a nine-month tour in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. Spc. Josh Little was deployed to Afghanistan with the U.S. Army's 4th Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team on March 10. Friends, family and neighbors are expected for a "Welcome Home" celebration at Little's Hollywood Drive home at 2 p.m. Saturday. “This young man’s dedication to our country serves as an example to us all,” Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. said in a statement announcing the "Welcome Home" celebration planned for Little's return. “He has demonstrated extraordinary honor and conviction, and we thank him for his …
Friday, December 16, 2011
We want stories and photos from families of returning military personnel.
Friday, December 16, 2011
After nine years and much bloodshed, the Iraq war is over. U.S. officials have said that all military personnel in Iraq will be home by the end of the year, and likely by Christmas. So we want to know about your loved ones who served in Iraq. Do you have a husband, wife, son, daughter, sister, brother, niece, nephew or cousin that will be coming home in the next week or so? Would you like to welcome them home on Patch? Send Gloucester Township Patch editor Sean McCullen (email@example.com) stories and photos of your loved one who is coming home. If you'd like us to write your story, reach out to Sean and he'll put the story together for you. Welcome your loved one home in stories or photos. If you lost a loved one during the war and …
Friday, October 28, 2011
Edward M. Graham moved to Blackwood shortly before he was deployed with his Army National Guard unit last year.
He thought he was there to pick up his stepdaughter from school. Within seconds of stepping inside the lobby at Highland Regional High School Thursday afternoon, Edward M. Graham knew his trip to the school was not about giving the Tartan junior a ride home. Graham, a staff sergeant with the Army National Guard based at Edgewood Armory in Aberdeen, MD, returned from his second tour of duty in Iraq just about a week ago. Thursday marked Graham's first day back in his adopted hometown of Blackwood. Gloucester Township Patch was there to capture the welcome Graham received at Highland. Check out the video.