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20-003 | Sept. 30, 2020
U.S. Air Force Capt. Marian Orahood, a protocol officer with the 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, poses for a photo for Hispanic Heritage Month, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Oct. 4, 2020. Orahood comes from a long line of family members that have served in the military, and she is the first female and the first commissioned officer to serve. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parsons) (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parsons)
The Georgia National Guard (NG) will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by holding a program at Drill Hall, Clay National Guard Center, Thursday, 11 a.m., which will recognize Hispanics and Hispanic-Americans for their contribution and sacrifice to the state and nation.
The audience will hear from Major General John King, Commander, Contingency Command Post 1 and Task Force 51, U.S. Army North and Fifth U.S. Army, as the guest speaker. King most recently served as the commander for the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia NG. Maj. Gen. Tom Carden, The Adjutant General of Georgia, and other senior leaders from the Georgia NG are also expected to attend.
MEDIA: Due to COVID-19 safety measures, space will be limited to first come, first serve and a maximum of six media personnel. Masks required. Please RSVP NLT 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 to email@example.com or text 404-330-4521 your affiliation and number of people. Meet a Georgia NG media representative at the Clay National Guard gate no later than 10:30 a.m., Thursday.