Oklahoma Watches and Warnings
Live Interactive KFOR Radar

Flight terminal in Afghanistan named for Oklahoma soldier

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OKLAHOMA CITY – A flight terminal in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been named in honor of an Oklahoma Army National Guard soldier who was killed in action.

The National Guard says the “Hughie Terminal” at New Kabul Compound was dedicated Friday and is named for Sgt. Buddy James Hughie of Poteau.

Hughie, who was known as “Doc” was a medic and a member of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment when he was killed Feb. 19, 2007, in Afghanistan.

Members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 1st Squadron, 180th Cavalry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, attended the dedication ceremony and unveiling of a plaque at the flight terminal.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.