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Our Veterans Need More Than a Day; They Need a Career

By   /  November 19, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet By Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans — men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle here at home: finding work. According to the labor department, more than 700,000 U.S. veterans are currently unemployed. This [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP WORKS TO REINSTATE SURVIVOR BENEFITS FOR FALLEN SERVICE MEMBERS’ FAMILIES

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet CO-SPONSORS THE FALLEN HEROES AND FAMILIES ASSISTANCE ACT WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus, stood up for military families by joining Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Christopher Gibson (R-NY), Rep. Danny Heck (D-WA), Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), Rep. Gwen Moore [...]

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ASU PoliceOfficer Heading to Afghanistan

By   /  May 17, 2013  /  Community, Education  /   Comments

Marvin Jennings

Tweet by Pearlie M. Browser The Albany State University Police Department, a proud supporter of the U.S. military, announces the upcoming deployment of ASU patrol officer Marvin Jennings. The Marine Corp Reserve gunnery sergeant is currently in training at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune. Jennings will depart for a 12 month combat tour of duty in [...]

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Georgia Democrats in 2012? Better Look Deeper Into The Future

By   /  September 5, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet With last week consumed by the Republican Convention and this week occupied by the Democrats, the question about where Georgia fits in to this election is one that can be settled quickly.  As far as the electoral college is concerned, we don’t.  This November, Georgia will remain among the most red of red states.

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By   /  June 11, 2012  /  Cartoon  /  Comments Off

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Saluting a hero

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Faith, Rev. Hood  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Salute to an American hero, Corporal Steven Sutton.  He was flown Monday morning to Albany, GA, after serving us and his country.  The same day, my wife, Janice, flew out from Albany, GA, to help the United States Army train cadets to teach other cadets from the country of Burkina Faso in [...]

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Defending Sacrifice

By   /  June 6, 2012  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tom Knighton

Tweet       This week, we mourn two from our area who were lost to violent acts half a world apart.  One is my dear friend Kimberly Layfield, who fell victim to a madman’s rampage in Seattle.  The other is United States Marine LCPL Steve Sutton. Over the weekend, reports surfaced that a notorious [...]

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