Tag Archives: Fort Benning volunteers

DPW, community support Help the Hooch

Cornelius Marshall, a third-grader at Wilson Elementary School, picks up trash in support of Help the Hooch Oct. 14. (Photo Credit: Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / FORT BENNING, Ga., (Oct. 19, 2016) — Over 600 volunteers participated in a post wide cleanup Oct. 14 in support of Columbus’ Help the Hooch, the Southeast’s largest watershed cleanup event, centering around the Chattahoochee River. The Fort Benning Directorate of Public Works organized the event to help bring awareness to the effects

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2016 Kickoff Conference stresses the importance of partners in education

Dr. Todd Carver, left, Faith Middle School assistant principal, and Traci Kornett, a sixth-grade teacher at Faith Middle School, discuss the schoolwide Turkey Trot project Sept. 16 at the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce's 2016 Partners in Education Kickoff Conference.

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / The Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce held the 2016 Partners in Education Kickoff Conference Sept. 16 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. “We’re here today to put our game plan together along with our PIE partner, the 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment,” said Phyllis Parker, the principal of McBride Elementary School.

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Complementing the patient experience

Members of the Martin Army Community Hospital command team, Col. Marie A. Dominguez, third from right, and Command Sgt. Maj. Leon Johnson, MACH's command sergeant major, stand with volunteers following a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the MACH Red Cross Volunteer Center July 15. Also pictured are Michele Walton, American Red Cross director, Fort Benning (far left), Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Floyd, Fort Benning Garrison sergeant major, Col. Andrew Hilmes, Fort Benning Garrison commander (third from left), Ariel Dominguez, volunteer, Gavin Solis, youth volunteer (center), and Bill Shirley, a volunteer at the hospital. To the far right is Teresa Bishop, MACH's volunteer coordinator. (Photo by Jenna Hughes, MACH PAO)

By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital PAO / America is known as the world’s melting pot and nowhere is that sentiment more noticeable than in the U.S. Army, and more locally, Martin Army Community Hospital, which opened its Red Cross Volunteer Center July 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an additional event to recognize its youth volunteers. The event was

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198th Inf. Bde. recognizes volunteers

Col. Richard Timmons, the 198th Infantry Brigade commander, along with the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, battalion commander Franklin Baltazar and battalion command Sgt. Maj. Philip Whittington presented the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment volunteers Capt. Nyhl Irvin, front left, Debbie Irvin and Staff Sgt. Chad Meeks with volunteer recognition certificates June 15 at the Regimental Chapel on Sand Hill. (Photo by Danielle Davis)

By Danielle Davis, Bayonet & Saber / The 198th Infantry Brigade honored their selfless volunteers June 15 with a recognition luncheon at the Regimental Chapel on Sand Hill. “There are so many volunteers that don’t want to be recognized. They work so hard every week,” said Chaplain (Maj.) Sang-Joon Won about the 198th Infantry Brigade’s decision to organize the luncheon.

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