We Salute You, Georgia National Guard!

January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26th was Georgia National Guard Day the Capitol. Led by General Joseph Jarrard, head general of the Georgia Guard; certain members of the guard were brought into the Senate chambers onto the Senate floor for a new experience. For the first time in state history individuals were either re-enlisted or enlisted on the Senate Floor.

“I have the highest respect for our Guard. Their willingness to serve the citizens and state of Georgia goes above all else.” Lt. Governor Casey Cagle.

Below is a list of individuals that are being re-enlisted or enlisted into the guard.

RE-ENLISTMENTS:

SMSgt William Harmon, 165th AW

Career Field: Training & Education

Total Years of Service: 22

Years of Service to the Georgia Guard: 16

Number of Deployments: 1

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

 

1SG Joe Dyer, 48th IBCT

Career Field: Infantry

Total Years of Service: 23

Years of Service to the Georgia Guard:

Number of Deployments: 2

Hometown: Cedartown, Georgia

 

SSG Joel Williams, 48th IBCT

Career Field:  Logistics

Total Years of Service: 15

Years of Service to the Georgia Guard:

Number of Deployments: 2

Hometown: Dalton, Georgia

 

INITIAL ENLISTMENTS (new recruits):

Mr. Jesse Meadows, 116th ACW

Desired Career Field: Air Ground Equipment

Hometown: Perry, Georgia

 

Mr. Michael Hill, 116th ACW

Desired Career Field: Cyber Transport System

Hometown: Macon, Georgia