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Brigadier General Dwayne Wilson, incoming commander of the Georgia Army National Guard accepts the organizational colors from Maj. Gen. Tom Carden, Adjutant General of Georgia Department of Defense during the Ga. ARNG’s change of command ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center, Marietta, Ga. Oct. 9, 2020. Wilson assumes command of the Ga. ARNG from Maj. Gen. Simmons who has commanded the organization since September 2017.
New Leadership for the Georgia Army National Guard
By Maj. William Carraway | Oct. 9, 2020
Brigadier General Dwayne Wilson assumed command of the Georgia Army National Guard from Maj. Gen.

Crystal Beale is joined by Command Sgt. Major John Ballenger and Lt. Col. Christopher Powell, command team of the 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry in dedicating a training field at the Cedartown, Ga. Armory in memory of Sgt. 1st Class John Beale who was killed in action in Afghanistan June 4, 2009. Photo
Sgt. 1st Class John Beale Honored by Cedartown-Based Troop A, 108th Cavalry
By Maj. William Carraway | Oct. 4, 2020
Georgia Army National Guard Soldiers of the Cedartown-based Troop A, 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Kukla, incoming commander of the 1st Battalion 171st Aviation Regiment receives the colors of the 171st from Col. Jason Fryman, commander of the Marietta-based 78th Aviation Troop Command signifying his assumption of command during a ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center Oct. 3, 2020 as Lt. Col. Christopher Buck, outgoing commander of the 171st Aviation Regiment, observes.
Change of Command for the Ga. ARNG's 1-171st Aviation Regiment
By Maj. William Carraway | Oct. 3, 2020
Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Buck relinquished command of the Marietta, Ga.-based 1st Battalion,

The newly commissioned 2nd lieutenants and cadre of the Georgia Military Institute’s Officer Candidate School Class 59 following their commissioning ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center, Marietta, Ga. Sept. 30, 2020.
Georgia Army National Guard OCS Program Commissions 12 Lieutenants
By Maj. William Carraway | Sept. 30, 2020
Twelve officer candidates of the Georgia Army National Guard’s Georgia Military Institute received

An HH-60M Black Hawk Helicopter flown by Chief Warrant Officer 5 Pete Demkow and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Ken Dyson receives a water cannon salute at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga. in honor of their final flight in the Ga. Army National Guard Sept. 23, 2020. Demkow and Dyson have more than 70 years combined service and nearly 9,000 total flight hours.
Veteran Ga. ARNG Aviators Complete Final Flight After More Than 70 Years’ Combined Service
By Maj. William Carraway | Sept. 24, 2020
Two Veteran Ga. ARNG pilots completed their final flight with the Marietta-based 78th Aviation Troop