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Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

...previously ran an unsuccessful campaign to unseat com mis sion Chairman Ron Cross. Grzybowski recently retired as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years in the Army and works as a military contractor. Richardson, the owner of the Sparkle Car Wash chain, recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/five-qualify-columbia-co
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

...public reconciled its importance in U.S. history, died Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 83.Pickens, a retired colonel who served more than 20 years as a counterintelligence officer and qualified Special Forces airborne ranger, completed three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-24/homer-c-pickens-jr-decorated-
Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads

NEW YORK - KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks...Darrell Hammond in TV commercials. The real Colonel Harland Sanders died nearly 35 years ago...shaped like chicken buckets and quotes from Colonel Sanders hanging on the wall.It's apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/fried-chicken-chain-kfc-re
319th Transportation Company to be honored for Vietnam service

...Saturday at the Augusta Marriott, Georgia House Reps. Henry "Wayne" Howard and Brian Prince, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, will present a certificate of honor and U.S. Department of Defense lapel pin to each living Vietnam War veteran of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-14/319th-transportation-company
Georgia state flag's Confederate 'Stars and Bars' design avoids controversy

...said Rep. Brian Prince, a Democratic member of the House Special Rules Committee.Prince, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, said he believes Georgia shouldn't change its flag, adding, "I think we are doing fine just like we are.""Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/georgia-state-flags-confedera
A hero with humility

...Gen. Creighton Abrams, who was in charge of American military operations during the Vietnam War. Pickens retired a full colonel in 1980.If Pickens' name sounds vaguely familiar, you might recall his father, Homer Pickens Sr. As the assistant director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/hero-humility
Homer Pickens Jr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Colonel (retired) Homer C. Pickens, Jr. entered into rest Thursday, July 23, 2015. A memorial service will be held at Reid Memorial...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175419211
Breaking Free: The men making the change

...wl-midcolumn { display : none; } KEEGAN MASON, 31, CO-ADMINISTRATORKeegan Mason grew up in Florida, the son of an Army colonel and a nurse. He easily made friends, made good grades and was a star golfer, winning the all-state championship with his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-04-20/breaking-free-men-making
KFC creates animated Colonel for new ads

...YORK -- Nobody sells chicken like the Colonel. That's why the KFC fast-food restaurant...Sanders, who became an honorary Kentucky Colonel in the 1930s. He died in 1980. KFC is calling its new animated character The Colonel and intends to make it a regular attraction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/05/bus_238094.shtml
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