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Thanksgiving 2016 at Fort Benning
« on: November 27, 2016, 05:49:00 AM »
Myself, my Battalion Commander, LTC Baltazar & our Battalion XO, MAJ Purcell, along with the Company Commanders, First Sergeants and Senior Drill Sergeants from 1-50 Infantry served Thanksgiving chow to almost 1100 Trainees of my Battalion on Thursday at our Dining Facility (DFAC). We were also honored to have the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning Commanding General, MG Wesley and his Chief of Staff, COL Cole, and the 198th BDE Commander and CSM, COL Kendrick and CSM Haynie, serve chow to our Soldiers, as well as CPT(R) Jay Copley & his lovely wife Wilfreda enjoying the Thanksgiving meal with us

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Jay Copley was the C Co 1-50 IN Company Commander in Vietnam and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in 2011 for his actions on 05 May 1968.  He is also the Honorary Sergeant Major of the 50th Infantry Regiment (he was a SFC before becoming an Officer).

https://www.army.mil/article/55950/Captain_presumed_dead_by_comrades_alive__recognized_for_heroism_after_43_years

Happy Holidays from Fort Benning!

PLAY THE GAME! (Our BN Motto)

Chris
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Re: Thanksgiving 2016 at Fort Benning
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2016, 06:16:48 AM »
Wonderful looking picture Brother...

Glad that you are home safe and sound..

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Re: Thanksgiving 2016 at Fort Benning
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2016, 06:43:36 AM »
Wonderful looking picture Brother...

Glad that you are home safe and sound..

Smitty
Thanks brother - hope your Thanksgiving was "wicked awesome" too!
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Re: Thanksgiving 2016 at Fort Benning
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2016, 06:50:35 PM »
Thanks for feeding the troops. 

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Re: Thanksgiving 2016 at Fort Benning
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2016, 12:01:08 AM »
Super-smart!  ;)
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