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Oklahoma National Guard homecoming

by Nate Billings and Steve Sisney Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:35 pm •  Published: January 15, 2012
Spc Adam Nicely, Wagoner, is greeted by his girlfriend Shae Bellis, 20, as members of the Oklahoma National Guard are welcomed by family and friends on their return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla.   Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Spc Adam Nicely, Wagoner, is greeted by his girlfriend Shae Bellis, 20, as members of the Oklahoma National Guard are welcomed by family and friends on their return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

 

Steve Sisney covered the return of members of the Oklahoma National Guard from Afghanistan on Thursday.

Click here for a gallery with photos from this homecoming.

 

Richard Higgins greets his son Bryson, 4-months, as he and other members of the Oklahoma National Guard return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla.   Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Richard Higgins greets his son Bryson, 4-months, as he and other members of the Oklahoma National Guard return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Spc. Galen Scott is greeted by his six-month-old son Benjamin and his wife Jennifer at a ceremony where he and other members of the Oklahoma National Guard were welcomed by family and friends upon their return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla.  Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Spc. Galen Scott is greeted by his six-month-old son Benjamin and his wife Jennifer at a ceremony where he and other members of the Oklahoma National Guard were welcomed by family and friends upon their return from Afghanistan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Norman, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

-Nate Billings

by Nate Billings
Photographer
Nate Billings never planned to become a photojournalist. He took pictures as a hobby growing up and worked as an assistant for his father, a commercial still and video photographer, but chose to study English Literature in college. Billings did...
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by Steve Sisney
Photographer
Steve Sisney—married Brenda Joyce (Pierce) of Velma, Oklahoma in 1977. They have three children—Brent, Jason, and Tana; and four grandchildren. Sisney has been a staff photographer for The Oklahoman since 1987. He has photographed presidents...
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