Air Force Sgt. Brian Pittman surprises kids at Roland-Grise Middle School with an early homecoming from his final deployment. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
4 weeks ago
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ONLY ON 3: Dad surprises kids at lacrosse practice with early homecoming

"My wife said the kids are all grown up enough to where they'll actually understand what's going on."
Sailor surprises daughter at school after 7 months at sea
2 years ago
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Sailor surprises daughter at school after 7 months at sea

A little girl got a very big surprise today at Pine Valley Elementary School. For the last seven months Navy logistics specialist Adam Samuel Peterson has been in Afghanistan. It's been seven long months without his wife and their daughter Aleeya.
Cutter Diligence returns home, marks last mission for commander
3 years ago
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Cutter Diligence returns home, marks last mission for commander

It was a night of celebration on Wilmington's riverfront. The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to its homeport after a 43-day patrol on the Atlantic Ocean. While at sea, the Cutter Diligence embarked 65 migrants after they tried to illegally reach the U.S. and support a long-range medevac of a sick mariner.
UNCW alumni soar back for homecoming
4 years ago
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UNCW alumni soar back for homecoming

Seahawks from around the country soared back to the UNCW nest this weekend to celebrate homecoming.
ONLY ON 3: Frucci returns home from Bermuda; says he’s ready for his next adventure
5 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Frucci returns home from Bermuda; says he’s ready for his next adventure

After nearly a month alone at sea, Greg Frucci returned home to Wilmington Thursday night. Although he is happy to be reunited with family and friends, he says he's already ready to go back out on the water.