Maj. Gen. Thomas Carden Appointed 43rd Adjutant General
Maj. General Tom Carden assumed duties as the 43rd Adjutant General of the Georgia Department of Defense during a ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center on January 26, 2019.
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Perform Flyover at Super Bowl LIII
The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds conducted a flyover during the National Anthem performance at Super Bowl LIII, on February 3, 2019, over Mercedes-Benz Stadium, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Living Life on Your Own Terms
The late Andy Rooney said it best: “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” Life expectancy around the world has steadily increased for almost 200 years, which, in general, is a positive result of improved sanitation...
Nation’s First Homeless Veteran Statue to be Dedicated in January 2019
Every night, roughly 49,000 veterans find themselves on the street homeless. To put this into perspective, in 2018 there were roughly 8,400 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, according to the Guardian. This means that there are roughly six homeless Veterans for every soldier serving today in Afghanistan.
Are You Underestimating Your Retirement Income Needs?
How much money is enough to allow you to retire? Too often, people fail to address this question until they’re nearing retirement, only to discover that they must adjust their expectations for their retirement lifestyle to the realities of their financial situation.
The Hope Box
The Hope Box (THB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which deals with issues concerning infant abandonment in the State of Georgia. Because infant abandonment is a complex issue, THB seeks to address the most common issues surrounding infant abandonment, including:
Robert F. Greene Atlanta Chapter - The 555th Parachute Infantry Association “Triple Nickles”
On page 24 of the September 10, 1944, New York Times, an Associated Press article entitled, “Fire Fighters Use Parachutes” reported (see photo below) that “Crews have been dropped by parachute to fight forest fires reported in many areas of the Northwest.”
Dobbins ARB Hosts 16th Annual Academy Day
Dobbins Air Reserve Base (Dobbins ARB) hosted this year’s annual Academy Day event on Saturday, April 28. The event was sponsored by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and is the largest of its kind. It has been hosted at Dobbins ARB for more than a decade. Sen. Isakson created Academy Day as a one-stop...
Trooper Harold S. Cole, Local Original Buffalo Soldier, Passes Away at 94
Family and friends celebrate the life of Trooper Cole
Louisiana Eight-Year-Old Visits Fulton County Sheriff’s Office to Hug Deputies
Fulton County Sheriff Ted Jackson welcomed eight-year-old Rosalyn Loves to Roll Call
2017 Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame Inductees Honored
17 military heroes honored at unveiling ceremony
Don’t Drop the Ball - Financial Planning Continues After You Retire
Steve Cyr, First Command Financial Services
The Smallest Acts
Dr. Charles Houston, Jr. - Senior Chaplain with the Georgia Department of Public Safety
20-Year Anniversary for Forsyth County Fire Department’s First Career Firefighters
More Than Half Continue to Serve with the Department Today
U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club, Cartersville Chapter, Donates $1,000 to the GA National Guard Foundation
The Walk of Heroes - Veterans War Memorial Needs Your Help
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