Archive for November, 2015

Senator Ellis Black Announces Statewide Initiative to Find Georgia’s Fallen Vietnam Veterans

 ATLANTA (November 9, 2015)  |  As part of a statewide initiative with other state senators, Sen. Ellis Black(R – Valdosta) is calling on all Georgians to honor our Vietnam veterans. There is a need for pictures of Georgia’s fallen Vietnam War veterans for a multimedia display at the new Education Center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (‘The Wall’). The display honors veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War, including 1,584 Georgia soldiers. This effort is part of a national program by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) to put a face with each of the 58,300 fallen veterans from across the nation whose names appear on The Wall.

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Sen. Valencia Seay Receives 2015 Award for Legislative Advocacy from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council

ATLANTA (November 5, 2015) | Last week, State Senator Valencia Seay (D-Riverdale) was awarded the 2015 Award for Legislative Advocacy by the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC). She was chosen for this distinguished honor in recognition of Senate Bill 274, which promotes the history of Georgia agriculture within the Capitol Museum at the Georgia State Capitol. (more…)

Scholarship Opportunity for Young Leaders for Georgia Military Scholarships

ATLANTA (November 4, 2015) | Sen. Jesse Stone (R – Waynesboro) is pleased to share information from the University of North Georgia (UNG) to promising leaders from District 23 for the Georgia Military Scholarships. (more…)

Senator Judson Hill Announces Statewide Initiative to Find Georgia’s Fallen Vietnam Veterans

110315_Hill_Vietnam War VeteransATLANTA (November 3, 2015)  |  Earlier today, Sen. Judson Hill (R – Marietta) announced the need for pictures of Georgia’s fallen Vietnam War veterans for a multimedia display at the new Education Center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (‘The Wall’). The display wall honors veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War, including 1,584 Georgia soldiers. This effort is part of a national program by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) to put a face with each of the 58,300 fallen veterans from across the nation whose names appear on The Wall.

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