STAFF SGTS. SCOTT CARLSON OF THE 3RD SUSTAINMENT COMMAND (EXPEDITIONARY) AND ADAM WORTHINGTON of the U.S. Medical Department Activity Command, placed the new 40 percent magnet after the campaign reached another goal. This year’s Combined Federal Campaign, “Give a little, help a lot,” is at 40 percent after day 35. The campaign kicked off Sept. 18 at the Saber & Quill. Carlson said as of Tuesday $181,612.26 had been collected. And after three weeks in October $160,321.26 had been collected. “(Those figures are) based on a 4 percent participation rate across the installation,” explained Carlson. “The average donation is $300.”
(FROM LEFT) GARRISON COMMAND SGT. MAJ. STEVEN VOLLER, SGT. 1ST CLASS MARK FERGUSON, FROM Army Reserve Readiness Training Command, (3rd place); Sgt. Charles Easto, from 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), finished in second place; Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Mcalpin, from Warrior Transition Battalion, who took first place; Sgt. Timothy Rhodes, BOSS President. There was a field of 16 competitors that competed in this tournament. Everyone that entered the tournament received a BOSS hoodie, T-shirt, and polo.
THE VFW POST 10281 AND COMMANDER BUTCH FERRELL DONATED FLAGS to the Hardin County Veterans Tribute and sculptor Rich Griendling. The VFW Post 10281 donated a flag for all 5 branches of service, the national flag and the POW flag. The Hardin County Veterans Tribute will be dedicated Nov. 11 in a ceremony at the memorial.