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CW5 Bob Maynard (left) poses with CW4 Tom McNamara. They are the outgoing and
incoming commanders of Det. 9, Operations Support Airlift Command. Maynard also
received the Legion of Merit.

From left: Lisa Martin, family readiness representative for Savannah's Battery B,
118th Field Artillery; Belinda Winters, family readiness representative for Winder's
Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment; and Command Chief David
Smith, senior NCO for Savannah's 165th Airlift Wing, get direction from Eddie Donald
of Atlanta's Performance America in the art of better communications. Donald's class
was one of several workshops held during the Georgia National Guard's annual
Family Readiness Conference.

Nicole Wheless (center) is presented the Army Family Readiness Volunteer of the
Year Award 2003. From left Lt. Col. Rene Kuhn, director Family Readiness program;
Elizabeth Poythress; and Maj. Gen. David B. Poythress, Georgia's Adjutant General.

Jenny Taylor (center), president the 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron's
Family Readiness Group accepts the award for Group Volunteer of the Year during
the Georgian National Guard Family Readiness Conference. Presenting the award
from left are Lt. Col. Rene Khun; Elizabeth Poythress, wife of The Adjutant General;
and Maj. Gen. David B. Poythress, Georgia's Adjutant General. Taylor also accepted
the award on behalf of Mary Beach, the group's vice president, and Brenda Crooms,
it's secretary-treasure. Their husbands are all members of the 224th JCSS.

Members of the 277th Maintenance Company, currently stationed in the Middle-East,
wave hello to the camera.

Maj. Mark Weber, left, and Col. Tom Moore received the Bronze Star for their
contributions in Uzbekistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Their efforts helped
transform a former Soviet Union air base into a logistics hub for special operations
units helping to liberate Afghanistan. Both men were assigned to the base from
August to September of 2002.

The #1 men’s open team from the 116th at Robins AFB earned first place in their

Col Tom Lynn, right, 116th Air Control Wing commander, presents a wing coin to Pro
Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who visited the Wing in August. He
signed autographs and met with unit members at Coats Hall.

Maj. Jay Peno presents Col Jimmy Davis a caricature of himself leaving Atlanta for a
job at NGB.
Sgt. Anthony Weeks, right, accept the Recruiting Team of the Year Award for 2003
from Brig. Gen. Terry Nesbitt, the Georgia Army National Guard commander. Weeks
and his 10-member team were honored for their recruiting and retention efforts
during the Guard's annual Family Readiness, Leadership conference Banquet.

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