Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 17

Paratroopers To Test New Ruck


    Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division found their two options for rucksacks either too small or too big. So the Army has created a new design that’s just right. And while they were at it, Army officials were able to lighten the load and make the rucks easier to access, without having to …

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Sep 17

Grady Jones


  Grady Jones, was born in Fort Valley, Georgia, on August 19, 1929. The son of Woodford Grady Jones and mother Annie. Grady’s father was a farmer and cattle rancher. The family included Howard, Katheryn, Evelyn, Gertrude, and La Verne . He attended the public school system in Fort Valley and graduated from Concord Georgia …

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Sep 12

American Legion Pavilion Clean Up


Recently 10 of the members joined together to refurbish the BBQ grill and pavilion at the American Legion Post in Gainesvile. The legion was very appreciative and will allow us to use the park facilities at any time, as long as we schedule our event into their calendar. The BBQ and pavilion are leased to …

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Sep 03

Meeting Minutes – 8 August 2015

The meeting started at 11:10. There was no flag present for the pledge, and no Prayer given. There were 13 members, 2-wives and Kevin, our web master present Gary gave the Treasurers report. We have $777.88 in our treasury. Gary asked for any corrections to the Secretaries report on web site, none given. Rambo and …

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