Whereas, the problems associated with illegal drug use have become prevalent in every community, regardless of size or location.
Whereas, Fort Benning has the responsibility to our Soldiers, family members, civilian employees, and our children, to create an environment that is free from illegal drugs, and
Whereas, National Red Ribbon Week is celebrated every October. Let us use this week as a time to reaffirm the commitment to ourselves and all members of our community, to make and keep Fort Benning drug free.
Now, therefore, be it resolved, that I, Michael Ferriter, commanding general of Fort Benning, Georgia, do here by proclaim October 25-29, 2010, as National Red Ribbon Week on Fort Benning.
-- MG Michael Ferriter
Commanding general, Fort Benning