The chairman of the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles will be the guest speaker at a Fort Benning luncheon celebrating African American/Black History Month at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Benning Conference Center.
Army Maj. (Ret.) Gen. James E. Donald will address the theme “African Americans and the Civil War.”
Donald retired from the Army after 33 years of service.
Following his retirement from the Army, he was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Corrections by Gov. Sonny Perdue, where he served for five years.
He was appointed by Perdue to a seven-year term on the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, where he now serves as chairman.
For ticket information, call 706-545-3196.