Fort Benning Becomes StormReady
On February 27, 2013, Fort Benning in west central Georgia became StormReady! This was the second military base in the NWS Peachtree City forecast area to earn this recognition - Robins Air Force Base was the first. The StormReady program helps communities with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and property, before and during an event.
From left to right: Terry Wydra, Installation Emergency Manager; Ed Westbrook, GEMA, Area 4 Field Coordinator; Col. Jeffrey Fletcher, Garrison Commander; Jeffrey W. Shuck, Chief Installation Plans and Ops Center, Barry Gooden, Warning Coordination meteorologist; and Sgt. Major Richard Sullivan, III, Command Sgt. Major of Garrison.