The Georgia Department of Defense marked a transfer of spiritual leadership during a changing of the stole ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center Friday. The ceremony also marked the retirement of State Chaplain Col. Michael Summers following 24 years of military service.
Major General Joe Jarrard, Adjutant General of the Georgia Department of Defense presents the Legion of Merit to Chaplain Col. Michael Summers, state chaplain of the Ga. DoD and the Georgia Commendation Medal to Morissa Summers following Summers’ retirement at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga.
Chaplain Lt. Col. Blair Davis addresses members of the Georgia Department of Defense following his assumption of duties as the state chaplain of the Ga. DoD. during a ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga.
Major General Joe Jarrard, Adjutant General of the Georgia Department of Defense, transfers the stole from Chaplain Col. Michael Summers, outgoing state chaplain of the Ga. DoD, to the incoming state chaplain, Lt. Col. Blair Davis, signifying the transfer of spiritual leadership during a ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga.
Chaplain Col. Michael Summers, outgoing state chaplain of the Georgia Department of Defense, speaks to members of Ga. DoD following his retirement from the Georgia Army National Guard at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga.
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