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Captain Tommy Clack – 2019 Hero of the Year

By David Nastal and Eden Nastal As an eighth-generation soldier in the Army, Tommy Clack grew up with a love for history and knew that one day, he, too, would serve. The first generation to...

Thousands Across Atlanta Show Up to Support Wreaths Across America

by Eden Nastal Wreaths Across America (WAA), founded in 2007, is a national nonprofit organization that was founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.  WAA honors veterans and active...

The Real Horse Soldiers in Afghanistan

By Don Kyle In 2018, the story of the first team of American soldiers (all Green Berets) who responded to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, in Afghanistan in October of 2001, was told in the...

Capturing a Legacy – Metro-Atlanta Photographer Seeks War Veterans for a Legacy Project

Story by Erika Neldner Photos by Darleen Prem Darleen Prem has a special place in her heart for those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, those sacrificing much to ensure the safety and...

Cherokee County Firefighters Participate in Still Water Class

by Tim Cavender, Public Information Officer Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services During the past three weeks, firefighters with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services have participated in a Still Water Class at the Cherokee County...

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners Issues Proclamation of Support for Law Enforcement

by Russell J. Brown, Communications Manager Forsyth County Government During their July 9, 2020 regular meeting, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners proclaimed their support and appreciation for law enforcement at the local, State and federal...

Kemp Declares State of Emergency, Authorizes 1,000 Troops to Protect Georgians

Following weeks of dramatically increased violent crime and property destruction in the City of Atlanta, the July Fourth weekend saw over thirty Georgians wounded by gunfire, including five confirmed dead. Today Governor Kemp issued...

Dobbins nurses return home from COVID-19 frontlines

By Andrew Park, 94th Airlift Wing Public Affairs  For the last couple months, thousands of medical personnel from Air Force Reserve Command have been working alongside their military and civilian counterparts in the U.S. Army...

Georgia Guardsmen met “Lucky” WWII Vet

by Sgt. 1st Class R.J. Lannom Jr. Georgia Army National Guardsmen from the Marietta-based 138th Chemical Company, currently activated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, had a unique opportunity to serve one of their own...

Georgia National Guard Engineers Begin Overseas Deployment

by Maj. William Carraway While more than 3,000 Georgia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are currently mobilized across the state in support of COVID-19 response operations, the 874th Engineer Utilities Detachment mobilized from its home...

Thunderbirds, Blue Angels salute Atlanta healthcare workers, first responders with flyover

by Eden Nastal As part of Operation America Strong, residents of Metro Atlanta enjoyed a flyover today by the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron,...

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds to Salute Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, Georgia COVID-19 Responders

NAS PENSACOLA, Fla. – The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will honor frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers with formation flights...

Looking Back: 30 Days of Ga. DoD Coronavirus Response Operations

By Maj. William Carraway, Historian, Georgia Army National Guard The Beginning In just one month, the Georgia Department of Defense moved from contingency planning, in preparation for COVID-19 operations, to full engagements in 10 different missions encompassing...

Navy All Hands: USNS Comfort in NY

USNS Comfort and her crew arrive in New York City and begin to treat patients. Video by Kevin Dawson, United States Navy