Army National Guard 1st Sgt. George E. Huddleston and Sgt. 1st Class Glen V. Cunningham have returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. Active duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States. U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific, and Europe.
Huddleston is a first sergeant with the 43rd Military Police Company, Warwick. He has served 30 years in the military.
He is the son of George E. Huddleston Jr. and Jean A. Huddleston, both of Warwick.
The first sergeant is a 1982 graduate of Warwick Veterans High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in 2009 from American Military University, Charles Town, W.Va.
Cunningham is also a military policeman with the 43rd Military Police Brigade, Warwick. He has served 24 years in the military. He is the son of Glen V. Cunningham and Ellen Cunningham, both of East Greenwich. The sergeant first class is a 1978 graduate of Toll Gate High School.