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JULIE WELLS: Prepare carrot and raisin salad as a summer side dish

THE RECIPE BOX: Salad is perfect for summertime

Are you in need of a new summer salad to add to your collection of recipes? Today’s featured recipe is a carrot and raisin salad, a side dish that is as delicious as it is versatile.

ALBANY BIRTHS: May 3-11, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital May 3 - 11, 2015.

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Marine Corps Logistics Command welcomes new commanding general

Maj. Gen. John Broadmeadow leaving LOGCOM, Maj. Gen. Craig Crenshaw to take over command

Lt. Gen. William Faulkner, deputy commandant for Installations and Logistics, presided over the ceremony during which LOGCOM Sgt. Maj. Joseph Davenport III passed the LOGCOM colors to Maj. Gen. John Broadmeadow. Broadmeadow in turn passed them over to Maj. Gen. Craig Crenshaw, symbolizing the change of command.

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Strengthening the Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany, Southwest Georgia bond

A Table With a View - Pamela Jackson

At the base, she started out in the public affairs office. In 2013, she was moved on to the Office of Commanding Officer as his community plans and liaison officer. She also deals with government external relations, making her responsibilities outside the fenceline more than most compared to others either at the base or within its primary tenant, Marine Corps Logistics Command.

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Freedom Alliance reaching out to veterans

Leesburg resident Michael NeSmith among veterans helped by Freedom Alliance

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Freedom Alliance is a charitable organization which provides help and support to wounded troops and military families.

ALBANY BIRTHS: ApriL 24 - May 4, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital April 24 - May 4, 2015.

Prayer event set for downtown Albany

National prayer event to be staged at Government Center

The 64th annual National Day of Prayer will be presented on the courtyard of the downtown Government Center in Albany.

ALBANY BIRTHS: April 13-26, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital April 13-26, 2015.

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Former Albany Marine Band historical showcase unveiled by LOGCOM

Marine Corps Logistics Command honors former band with display showcase, ceremony

The Albany Marine Band, first established in 1990, was considered an integral part of the installation, including all commands, as well as the Albany community, when it was here. The band was formally deactivated in February 2012, one of two out of the 12 total Marine bands at the time to be cut.

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Veteran: 2014 law hasn't cured health care access problems

Veterans Access Act is supposed to make accessing health care easier for American war veterans

A Terrell County veteran is frustrated that civilian health care providers are not allowing coverage under a law Congress passed in 2014 to improve health care access for U.S. military veterans.

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Col. William 'Earl' Cooper, former Albany resident killed in Vietnam War, buried with honors at Arlington Cemetery

Killed while on an air strike mission in 1966, remains of Col. William 'Earl' Cooper was positively identified in 2014

After his plane was hit by surface to air missles near a tiny village in North Vietnam over four decades ago, former Albany resident, and decorated Air Force pilot Col. William “Earl” Cooper was finally laid to rest last week at Arlington National Cemetary, giving peace to the members of his family who once believed they’d never receive closure.

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Albany Civil Air Patrol squadron holds ceremony | PHOTO GALLERY

Air Force Auxiliary group holds change-of-command, ribbon-cutting programs

The Albany Composite Civil Air Patrol Squadron holds a change-of-command ceremony at its new headquarters.

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LOGCOM general leaving May 12

LOGCOM general post changing hands at upcoming change of command ceremony

Broadmeadow, who has been the commanding general of LOGCOM since July 26, 2013, came into the post after serving as commanding general of 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade Camp Pendleton.

ALBANY BIRTHS: April 6-13, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital April 6 - 13, 2015.

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Col. Don Davis, MCLB-Albany commanding officer, preparing to leave for next assignment

A change-of-command event is planned for MCLB-Albany in late May

Officials with the base confirmed Wednesday that Col. Don Davis, commanding officer of MCLB-Albany, would be leaving following a change of command that is to take place in late May. he is to continue his career with U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colo. A formal announcement from the installation is expected in the coming days regarding the change of command.