Family and friends welcome home Sgt. Weckman

Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

Sgt. Joshua Weckman had his own small cheering section as family and friends welcomed him and Sgt. Steve Tuma home on July 20 at the Bloomington Armory.

Sergeant Weckman was deployed in September 2005 with the Minnesota Army National Guard Red Bull 1st Brigade Combat Team/ 34th Infantry Division Military Police. He spent six months training at Camp Shelby, MS, before leaving for Iraq in March 2006.

He is the son of Larry and Diane Weckman of New Prague and a 1998 graduate of New Prague High School.

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