After walking thousands of miles across America, the same small group of military veterans is on a new mission, which includes Alabama and Georgia, raising money and awareness for vet homelessness, suicides, and more.
Before and after the election, the military has been focused on their job of defending our country while also stepping in to help with the coronavirus pandemic, including a rollout of a future COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Biden spoke with several military families Monday. Those families said the Biden’s know what it means to be a service family and our sacred obligation to those who give up their lives for this country.
Loncher said if you want to remember ‘Uncle Bob,’ he would not want flowers. He’d want folks to contribute to organizations that help soldiers... for example the National Ranger Foundation or National Infantry Association.
The veterans clinic in Columbus received a special visit from Georgia Congressman Sanford Bishop and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie Friday afternoon, where plans were announced to create a second clinic in downtown Columbus.
Command Sergeant Major Connie L. Rounds will renounce his responsibility as the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Benning command sergeant major to Command Sgt. Maj. Brett W. Johnson during a change of responsibility ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m. on August 25.
Recently, President Trump outlined a national plan to address the 6,000 suicides every year by U.S. military veterans. To help with this crisis, groups partnered for an event in East Alabama to help vets fight their problems.
On the heels of nationwide protests against racial injustice following the death of George Floyd, U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is reportedly open to renaming military bases named after Confederate generals, which includes Fort Benning.
Many people will be celebrating by grilling out or maybe even heading out to the lake for some fun in the sun. But for some families, they will be celebrating for the true meaning – remembering the lives they lost.
U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) and Ryan McCarthy, Secretary of the Army, visited Fort Benning on Wednesday, April 29, to observe COVID-19 response protocols and risk mitigation techniques in training.