TURNER FIELD, Atlanta, June 13, 2014 – Deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting’s deputy commanding general, Brig. Gen. Henry L. Huntley, threw the ceremonial first pitch to Atlanta Braves starting pitcher David E. Hale to kickoff the Braves versus Los Angeles Angels baseball game Friday night. It was showcase of the strength of the U.S. Army was on display at the Atlanta Braves Turner Field, Friday night in celebration of the U.S. Army’s 239th birthday. The Georgia Army National Guard marched onto the field along with future Soldiers who were sworn in officiated by the Army’s recruiting command. The Ft. Benning, Georgia based Silver Wings Parachuting Exhibition Team landed with the official play ball and the National Anthem was sang by combat veteran Sgt. Corrin Alicia Campbell who performs as part of the Army’s musical outreach. (Georgia National Guard photo by Army Staff Sgt. Tracy J. Smith)
Tagged:Some local news is curated - Original might have been posted at a different date/ time! Click the source link for details.