National Guard to Hold Freedom Salute - KULR-8 Television, Billings, MT

National Guard to Hold Freedom Salute

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS -

This weekend, the Montana Army National Guard is recognizing soldiers and their families who've returned from deployment.

More than 200 soldiers and their families from the 484th Military Police Company and the 260th Engineer Company. The soldiers were deployed for 12 months and returned home earlier this year.

This ceremony will be the final step in the reintegration process the Yellow Ribbon Program has for soldiers before they return to their units throughout Montana.

"We recognize those men and women that have volunteered and taken time out of their lives to defend the freedoms that we take for granted, sometimes on a daily basis," Montana Army National Guard Capt. John Bleile said. "And more importantly, it's just a recognition for them and their family members and it helps them realize that, you know, the Montana guard is behind them."

The ceremony is Sunday June 16th at the Billings Holiday Inn Grand Montana Hotel. It starts at 1:30 p.m.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Bernie's Diner Believes Tasting is Believing

    Bernie's Diner Believes Tasting is Believing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:19:05 GMT

    Employees from Bernie's Diner hit the streets of downtown Billings in full force today.

    Employees from Bernie's Diner hit the streets of downtown Billings in full force today.

  • Federal Health Marketplace Subsidies Rulings - What it Means

    Federal Health Marketplace Subsidies Rulings - What it Means

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:15:34 GMT
    Two federal circuit courts of appeals come to contradictory rulings on premium subsidies for Obamacare, for those who got health insurance through states using the federal health insurance marketplace.
    Two federal circuit courts of appeals come to contradictory rulings on premium subsidies for Obamacare, for those who got health insurance through states using the federal health insurance marketplace.
  • County Attorneys Prepare for Griego Sentencing

    County Attorneys Prepare for Griego Sentencing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:14:01 GMT
    The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office is preparing for the sentencing of the Billings serial rapist, Toby Eugene Griego
    The Yellowstone County Attorney's Office is preparing for the sentencing of the Billings serial rapist, Toby Eugene Griego