Monday, May 16, 2005
A Navy construction specialist wounded in Iraq in April was given a tearful welcome home Friday. Will Briscoe, a Navy Seabee from Nampa, was pushed in a wheelchair through the glass doors at Boise's airport to cheers from friends and family members. His leg had been seriously injured in a bomb attack. After a month in a California hospital, Briscoe says he's looking forward to sleeping in his own bed. He'll spend another 30 days recovering here before rejoining his Navy unit -- possibly in Guam.
Sailor William Briscoe was injured in an explosion last month in Iraq.