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Alabama POWs meet with Sewell in Washington

  U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell met with Alex Drueke, Andy Huynh, and their families in her Washington D.C. office. The two Alabama men recently returned to the United States after being held captive by Russia for volunteering to assist the…

POW Alex Drueke honored by Tuscaloosa City Council

TUSCALOOSA -Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox honored former prisoner of war Alex Drueke during Tuesday's Tuscaloosa City Council meeting. Maddox presented a proclamation dedicated to Drueke's sacrifice and dedication to Ukraine and its…

Drueke addresses ordeal in Ukraine

Former prisoner of war Alex Drueke is happy to be back home in Tuscaloosa. Drueke and Andy Hyunh were captured in June when they went to help Ukraine in its fight against Russia.  He said…

Drueke, Huyhn are finally home

Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh landed on American soil Friday morning, and returned to Alabama Saturday. They had been held captive since June, when they were taken prisoner in Ukraine.  The two were…

Positive movement in case of Alabama men trapped in Ukraine

The aunt of a Tuscaloosa man being held by Russian forces after he and another man from Alabama were captured by troops in Ukraine more than a month ago said there have been several positive developments regarding their circumstances. Anna…