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Augusta VA welcomes retired Army colonel as associate director

The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center welcomed a retired Army colonel and former CEO of a critical-access hospital as its new associate director Monday.In his new role as associate director, Robert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-13/augusta-va-welcomes-retired-
Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

Homer C. Pickens Jr., one of Au­gusta's most highly decorated Vietnam War veterans, died Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 83.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-24/homer-c-pickens-jr-decorated-
Mr. Alvin S. Adams, retired Army colonel

Mr. Alvin S. Adams, retired Army colonel, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998, at University Hospital. He was 90. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Elliott Sons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/obi_246507.shtml
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Fort studies privatization of rec area

...of its 900-acre recreation area at Thurmond Lake, a move that could benefit taxpayers and users of the area, an army colonel said. Col. Thom Tuckey said a study is under way of how private management would affect the area off Washington Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/10/met_199916.shtml
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Military retirees job-ready

...Fort Gordon I was involved in recruiting a lot of the organizations that are now there," said Mr. Reich, a retired Army colonel who served as garrison commander and chief of staff at Fort Gordon. "My staff and I recruited all of the military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/03/bus_232409.shtml
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Memorial Day services honor sacrifice

Memorial Day is very personal for Vietnam War veteran Quin Herlik.Herlik, a retired Army colonel with 30 years of service, served two tours in southeast Asia during the mid- and late 1960s as a pilot and later as commander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/memorial-day-services-honor-s
Official: Training explosion killed Augusta Army photographer

...mortar system failed and created a "catastrophic explosion" that killed four people and wounded 11, according to an Army colonel.In an open letter to the Army's "Long Knife Brigade," Col. Bill Benson offered his thoughts and prayers for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-04/official-training-explosion-k
Man meets up with schoolmates

...sitting at his kitchen table consoling a newly widowed Army buddy he hadn't seen in 50 years, Mr. Lethgo, a retired army colonel, is looking at a picture of another Army buddy and preparing to leave his Columbia County home. This Christmas, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/24/met_219528.shtml
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Alan Richard Jackson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

...officiating. Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown, GA, with Full Military Honors by the U.S. Army. Colonel Jackson was born in Roberts, Idaho and raised in Butte, Montana. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after High School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/24/obi_184733.shtml
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Alan Richard Jackson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

...Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown, Ga., with full Military Honors by the U.S. Army. Colonel Jackson was born in Roberts, Idaho and raised in Butte, Montana. He enlisted in the U.S. Army after High School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/23/obi_184624.shtml
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