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The U.S. Army chief of staff has selected the Georgia Army National Guard as the overall winner in the 2013 Army Communities of Excellence awards competition for the National Guard Special Category.
The award recognizes the Georgia Army National Guard as having the best business practices and dedication to efficiency, effectiveness and customer care as compared to their 53 state and territory peers. The prize includes $300,000 to be spent in installation upgrades to enhance the support given to the soldiers, families, retirees and civilian employees who work there. It also goes toward improving the morale and the quality of life for guardsmen.
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey has honored the Georgia National Guard for its excellence award.
This month’s magazine features a cover story on Georgia Army Guard Soldiers competing in the inaugural Gainey Cup cavalry scout competition. With April marking the month of the military child, this edition of the Georgia Guardsman highlights some of the programs and activities that aim to meet the needs of children whose parents are in the Georgia National Guard. We welcome home Airmen from Savannah’s 165th Airlift Wing and say good luck to the Soldiers of the 278th MP Company as they deploy to Afghanistan. The Georgia Guardsman is published monthly under the provisions of AR 360-81 and AF 6-1 by the Georgia Department of Defense Public Affairs Office. The views and opinions expressed in the Georgia Guardsman magazine are not necessarily those of the Departments of the Army or Air Force, or of the Adjutant General of Georgia. | READ ON
Interested in becoming a member of the Georgia National Guard? Visit the Guard's Recruiting and Retention site which features information, answers to questions, and contact information about enlisting. | MORE INFO
The intent of this document is to provide guidance for, and direction to, the Georgia Department of Defense. One of Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth's many goals is to achieve unity of effort. Through this document, leaders should begin communicating the organizational and personal priorities for the command as laid out by the Adjutant General of Georgia. This document is not intended to set goals or objectives, but rather to deliver, in broad terms, the Adjutant General's expectations of the Georgia Department of Defense.
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