Cox 11 Salutes Local Military with 'Homecoming: Episode 2'

Features USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group; Premieres August 30 at 8 pm

Aug 26, 2009, 06:00 ET from Cox Communications

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 30, Cox 11 will premiere "Homecoming: Episode 2". Homecoming: Episode 2 is a video snapshot of the reunion of local military personnel who have come home from several military deployments. Episode 2 features the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Strike Group, among other groups, who are being reconnected with their loved ones in Hampton Roads.

"Our Cox 11 cameras were waiting at the docks, on the flight line, and at several bases to capture the moment of return as some of the major recent deployments of local servicemen and women came to an end. Through emotional images and interviews captured on site, we have documented their triumphant returns as well as joy that they have experienced in being connected with their families," said Leigh Woisard, Cox Vice President of Government and Public Affairs.

Following is the schedule of airtime:

    PREMIERE: Sunday, Aug. 30             8 p.m.
    Saturday, Sept. 5                     3:30 p.m.
    Sunday, Sept. 6                       8 p.m.
    Saturday, Sept. 12                    3:30 p.m.
    Sunday, Sept. 13                      8 p.m.
    Saturday, Sept. 19                    3:30 p.m.
    Sunday, Sept. 20                      8 p.m.
    Saturday, Sept. 26                    3:30 p.m.

Special encore presentations of "Homecoming: Episode 1," featuring the USS Roosevelt Group's return, will run September 19 and 28 at 3 p.m. This program is brought to area residents courtesy of Floor Trader and the Hampton Roads Honda Dealers.

For more information, contact Felicia Blow at (757) 222-8432 or

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at,, and In Hampton Roads, Cox has more than 400,000 basic cable subscribers.

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