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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...

Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame – Jack Cox Wheeler (Service)

United States Army Major General (Retired) Jack Cox Wheeler, from Fayetteville, was inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame Class of 2019 for his 32-years of active duty, and 26-years retired service to...

Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame Spotlight – Ralph Puckett, Jr. – Valor

United States Army Colonel Ralph Puckett, Jr. from Tifton was inducted into the 2013 Class of the Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame for his selfless acts of bravery during the Korean War and the...
U.S. Air Force photo by Chief Master Sgt. Jaimee Freeman

Behind the Braids: Reservists play key role in first women’s hair policy change in...

By Bo Joyner, Air Force Reserve Command  Reserve Airmen have been instrumental in helping bring about the first major change in the Air Force’s women’s hair policy since the late 1940s. As an outcome of the...
Orson George Swindle III Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame

Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame Inductee Spotlight: Orson George Swindle, III (Valor)

United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Orson George Swindle, III from Camilla, was inducted into the 2018 Class of the Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame for his many of acts of selfless...
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Dobbins delivers on target

A C-130 Hercules from the 94th Airlift Wing performs an airdrop at Richard B. Russell Airport in Rome, Ga., Jan. 26, 2021. The unilateral heavy equipment load, aka "Heavy", was dropped by members of...
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Georgia Veterans Day Association Hosts Veterans Day Ceremony and Virtual Parade

The Georgia Veterans Day Association (GVDA) proudly presented their annual Veterans Day events on Saturday, November 7, 2020.  To follow the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the GVDA cancelled their annual...

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...