Fort Benning

Fort Benning

Auburn High to host welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans

Guests for 6 p.m. CST Thursday event in the performing arts building on Samford Avenue include Medal of Honor recipients retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, and retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Livingston, recalling their service in the war and Joe Galloway, a war correspondent and co-author of the 1992 book, “We Were Soldiers Once…and Young” will deliver the keynote address.

Fort Benning 1st Sgt. Jeffery Valentine modeled for museum historic figure in the National Infantry Museum

While 1st Sgt. Jeffery Valentine was a staff sergeant and instructor with the 4th Ranger Training Brigade in 2005, he volunteered to be body-cast as an historic soldier museum figure to be displayed at the new National Infantry Museum and Soldier