Military Notes


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No changes in security level at Marine Corps Logistics base-Albany

MCLB-Albany officials say they have not been directed to change the base security posture

MCLB-Albany completed its emergency response excerise the same week that a gunman opened fire at the fort Hood Army base in Texas, killing three and injuring at least 16 before killing himself.

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Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

Destructive weather exercises conclude at MCLB-Albany

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COL. DONALD J. DAVIS: Visits to Dougherty County schools leave good impressions

OPINION: Firsthand observations of Dougherty schools in action dispel negative perceptions

Regardless of the poverty rate, crime rate, and whatever other “rate” you can come up with, high expectations create superior performance, driving students to achieve more than their circumstances may dictate.

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Albany kids get free flights from experimental aircraft club members

The Young Eagles Program furnishes free flights to kids from MCLB-Albany

Members of a national pilots club give children free airplane rides in the hope that some who participate in the Young Eagles Program will look toward a career in aviation, which already faces a shortage of pilots.

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Hairy legs and high heels raise money at Albany event (Photo gallery)

Albany guys go heeling it down the track against sexual abuse

A group of well-accessorized men in heels help the Albany Lily pad fight sexual abuse of women.

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MCLB Albany hosts Battle Color Detachment ceremony (Video and Photo Gallery)

Marine Corps Battle Detachment features Silent Drill Team, Color Guard and Drum and Bugle Corps

Hundreds gathered at MCLB Albany to watch the Marine Corps Battle Detachment Ceremony.

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Leesburg holds 2nd annual 9/11 Heroes Run

Leesburg race honors fallen military heroes

Leesburg’s second 9/11 Heroes Run attracted 150 runners, up from the initial event’s 120..

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Big projects coming at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany

OUTLOOK 2014: Albany Marine base continuing with green intiatives in 2014

A biomass project with Procter and Gamble are among the possible projects that are anticipated to get started this year at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.

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Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment ceremony returning to Albany Marine base

Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany gearing up to host ceremonial units

The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment is coming back to MCLB-Albany after budget cuts forced the 2013 ceremony to be cancelled.

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General at Marine Corps Logistics Command continuing mission, shares vision

LOGCOM general sits down to share guidance for command

Maj. Gen. John Broadmeadow is the current commanding general of Marine Corps Logistics Command, having come into the post in July.

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Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany Officers' Spouses' Club set to host charity auction

The Feb. 15 auction will help raise funds for area nonprofits, military family scholarships

Caribbean vacations, a hunting trip and handmade furniture will be among the items up for grabs at a charity auction taking place next month at Doublegate Country Club.

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Former military technicians sentenced

Former sailors given time in prison

Pharmacy technicians will spend time in federal prison.

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Southwest Georgia Military Briefs

News about people from Southwest Georgia serving in the military

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On the Job with Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany Executive Director Kent Morrison

One-on-one sit-down with executive director of Albany Marine base

Kent Morrison, one of the top officials at MCLB-Albany, has a connection to the U.S. Marine Corps going back roughly four decades.

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Barney's Run for Warriors scheduled at MCLB-Albany

Local church’s fundraiser aids veterans with PTSD

Runners will have an opportunity to help Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church pair a service dog with a veteran at the church’s Barney’s Run for Warriors Jan. 11.