The following is an excerpt of a story from the Oct. 10 issue of The Wichita Eagle about a happening at WSU's Ahlberg Hall.
WuShock helps airman pull off surprise reunion with his wife
Senior Airman Brett Combs has served under fire for the last six months, working for the U.S. Air Force behind the barbed wire of a base somewhere in Afghanistan.
On Wednesday, Combs picked up a big bundle of pink flowers, and nodded to his co-conspirators.
They included Wichita State University's WuShock mascot and a grinning Steve Arnold, the associate dean of the WSU College of Health Professions.
Then, with Wichita newspaper and television cameras recording it all, he followed Arnold into a crowded WSU classroom.
He strode strode briskly toward a young woman sitting unsuspecting in the classroom's front row.