Megan Cornell recently named Marine Corps Firefighter of the Year
She began her firefighting career in 2001 as an active-duty airman at Altus Air Force Base in Oklahoma, with follow-on assignments at Kunsan Air Base in South Korea and Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. Cornell later deployed to Baghdad, Iraq as a contract firefighter and prevention specialist in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment program with MDMC to receive award in December
It is the job of the TMDE team is to oversee contracts from third-party companies that build equipment and provide technical oversight during the purchase process. After the equipment is received, the staff trains and does follow-up visits to make sure Marines know how to us it.
The breakfast, the 29th annual event, held on conjunction with anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
The event is held to recognize all service members, living or deceased, who are ex-POWs or are listed as unaccounted for. The breakfast this year was the first since the inaugural breakfast at MCLB-Albany that no ex-POWs or MIA family members were present.
Trucking company owner gets 22 years in federal prison
Military trucking fraud defendants Christopher Whitman, Shawn McCarty and Bradford Newell are sentenced Thursday in Albany federal court.
American Legion Post 30 hosts 9/11 commemoration
Although it happened nearly 14 years ago, Albany’s American Legion Post 30 is dedicated to preserving the memory of those who gave their lives during the worst-ever attack on the mainland United States, and ensuring that those in Southwest Georgia never forget 9/11.
Georgia Political Briefs
U.S. Sen. Isakson, four U.S. House members touring Georgia bases; U.S. Sen. Perdue applauds North Dakota ruling against WOTUS; U.S. Rep. Bishop hosting a miliarty families summit; Georgia Ag Commissioner Black leads delegation to Panama.
Weather forecasters do not expect Erika to reform into a cyclone
The remnants of Erika were expected to move north just to the west of the Florida peninsula’s Gulf Coast before it reaches land somewhere along the panhandle, bringing rain to Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Officials pre-stage about 75 trailers at base in preparation for Erika, which is forecast to hit Florida on Monday
The FEMA trailers contain emergency supplies – primarily food, water and power generation equipment — that may be needed in the event the storm makes landfall early next week and impacts Georgia, or any of its neighboring states.
Suspect accused of distributing images
Marine colonel Kyle Nickel faces two new child pornography charges.
Tour included a look at Production Plant Albany
Officials at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany and Marine Corps Logistics Command hosted media representatives on a tour of the facilities on the installation Thursday morning.
Retired Marine Nathaniel Lowman established a Young Marines presence in Albany in 1997
Nathaniel Lowman, the current commander of the Young Marines unit in Albany, was raised in Tampa, Fla. in a family of eight boys and four girls. Of the eight sons, he is the only one to avoid incarceration.
Col. Kyle Nickel is charged with 25 counts of sexual exploitation of children for images allegedly discovered on his electronic devices.
A manager at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta who faces federal charges in connection with veterans' medical care was jailed Monday.
Construction for 46 MW facility at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany meets PSC approval
This will be the fifth solar facility to be constructed at a Georgia military base as a result of the partnership between the Georgia Public Service Commission, Georgia Power and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Maj. Gen Craig Crenshaw, Col. James Carroll III given a guided tour by Interim Darton State College President Paul Jones
Darton puts best foot forward for MCLB-Albany’s new leadership team.
- Albany State University, Darton State College to offer unique reverse transfer program
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- ASU volleyball team stays perfect with win against Claflin
- Yellow Jackets beat Georgia in Athens, 68-56
- UGA vs. Georgia Tech: It's that time of year again
- HBCUs back off planned rally at Regents meeting 12 comments
- Trojans send seven football players to college
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