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NDAA Critic Allowed Home After Being Stranded On Island

A Mississippi man has been allowed back to the United States mainland after being stranded in Hawaii last week when his name popped-up on a no-fly list mid-flight. Even still, Wade E. Hicks, Jr. says he wants some answers. Hicks, 34, says he’s yet to receive either an explanation or an apology from the US government as to why he was barred from flying from Hawaii to Japan to visit his wife earlier this mont ...

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No-Fly List Strands Man In On Island In Hawaii

Hawaii is a paradise for most visitors. But it was Wade Hicks Jr.'s prison for five days. The 34-year-old from Gulfport, Miss., was stranded in the islands this week after being told he was on the FBI's no-fly list during a layover for a military flight from California to Japan. The episode left Hicks scrambling to figure out how he'd get home from Hawaii without being able to fly. Then he was abruptly remo ...

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NDAA Critic Stranded In Hawaii After Turning Up On No-Fly List

Wade Hicks was en route to a US Navy base in Japan to see his wife when armed military guards informed him that they had other plans. Hicks, an American citizen with no criminal record, had just been put added to a federal no-fly list. After being escorted off his plane during a routine re-fueling stop on the Pacific Island of Oahu, Hicks, 34, was left stranded in Hawaii this week. In an interview, he sugge ...

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