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District 7 candidate forums planned

...of resigned commissioner Donnie Smith attracted three contenders: Insurance agent Louis "Hap" Harris, retired Army Lt. Col. and businessman Sonny Pittman and Ronald McDonald House Development Director Sean Frantom.The forums start with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-02-23/district-7-can
4 honored at Jimmie Dyess Symposium

...Barnum Jr., Susan E. Eisenhower and Brian and Neita Mulherin.The award was created to honor the legacy of Marine Lt. Col. Jimmie Dyess, the only person to have received the nation's two highest heroism awards ? the Medal of Honor and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/4-honored-jimmie-dyess-sympos
The Jimmie Dyess Symposium: If you've got questions, I've got the answers

...Islands. Why is this symposium held in early January?Lt. Col. A.J. Dyess was born Jan. 9, 1909. Hence, the second...Symposium?? to preserve and enhance the legacy of Marine Lt. Col. Jimmie Dyess;? to salute other outstanding Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-28/jimmie-dyess-sym
Glenn Gobat

...son-in-law, Brittany Gobat, North Augusta, SC and Haley and Andrew Dobbins, Clarksville, TN; his father, Ret. USMC Lt. Col. William (Shirley) Gobat, Panama City, FL; two sisters, Greta Gobat, Oviedo, FL and Paula (Gene) Weaver, Lynn...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173786074
Cyber defense brigade begins service at Fort Gordon

...Col. Donald Bray was named commander of the Cyber Protection Brigade during a ceremony at the military installation. Lt. Col. Philippe Persaudwill serve as deputy commander, according to a news release.Headquartered at Fort Gordon, the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-05/cyber-defense-brigade-begins
Police hunt for suspect in trooper killing, say he's an angry survivalist bent on mass murder

...Frein has held anti-law enforcement views for many years and has expressed them both online and to people who knew him, Lt. Col. George Bivens said."This was not unexpected," Bivens said. "As we've interviewed a number of people, that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-09-16/police-hunt-suspect-troope
Jimmy Hopson

...Born June 6, 1936 in Tifton Ga., he was a graduate of Fort Hawkins and Lanier High in Macon, Ga. He was a retired Lt. Col. from the U.S. Army, serving 34 years. He also retired from Fort Gordon in Civil Service for over 30 years. Mr...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172478852
Augusta is a 'premiere' destination -- so get on up and sing it, everyone!

...me with tears in their eyes how special our city was, and how it made them feel so very welcome. One of the airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, a POW, was absolutely thrilled to see a mural hanging in Springfield Baptist Church of his grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/augusta-premiere
Fort Gordon parachuting piques career ideas for soldiers

...soldiers safely steered their parachutes clear of one another while thousands of feet in the air.Sgt. Maj. Tim Lehman and Lt. Col. Jeth Rey, of the 112th Special Operations Airborne Signal Battalion, said they began coordinating Monday's drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-28/fort-gordon-parachuting-piqu
Masters' memorabilia collectors start small, get hooked on finding items

...items," he said. "I'm strictly a collector. Once I get my hands on it, I'm not reselling it."For Air Force Lt. Col. David Blau, collecting Masters badges started as a connection to his family and hometown. Blau, who grew up in Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-07/masters-memorabilia-collector