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January 15, 2016

     Members of the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission held their January meeting at the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning.  In addition to conducting their regular business meeting, the commissioners attended a graduation ceremony for the Infantry School and toured the museum’s impressive section on World War I.  For more information on the National Infantry Museum see http://www.nationalinfantrymuseum.org/

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Georgia World War I Centennial Commission Donors

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Numerous generous individuals


Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

Contact: georgia@worldwar1centennial.org

Commission Members

  • Mr. Scott Delius, Atlanta
  • Mr. Rick Elder, Sylvania
  • Mr. Samuel Friedman, Atlanta
  • Mr. Thomas Lacy, Peachtree City (vice-chair)
  • Dr. John Morrow, Athens
  • Dr. Billy Wells, Dahlonega (Chair)

Executive Director:

Dr. Thomas H. Jackson, Jr., University System of Georgia

Federal Commissioner for Georgia

Dr. Monique Seefried, Atlanta

Commission Associates

  • Dr. Lamar Veatch, University of North Georgia
  • Mr. Keith Antonia, University of North Georgia


Next Meeting:

Date to be determined

Future Meetings:

None schedule at this time.

"Pershing" Donors

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