Congressman Sanford Bishop hosting summit for military families - WRBL

Congressman Sanford Bishop hosting summit for military families

Posted: Updated:
FORT BENNING, Ga. -

Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. is hosting a Military Family Summit Wed., Nov. 6 at the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning.

The goal is to connect military families with members of Congress, officials from the Department of Defense and personnel form numerous military family support organizations to discuss pressing issues impacting service members and their families.

Military families will be able to participate in panel discussions to discuss issues faced on a daily basis, such as family health, resiliency, spouse employment and education, military child education, transition assistance, retirement, benefits, and financial readiness for the future.

Mrs. Katie McMaster, the spouse of MG H.R. McMaster at Fort Benning, will be in attendance.

The doors open at 7 a.m. and the event runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

 

Sydney Cameron

Sydney joined the WRBL news team in December 2011 after working as a freelance reporter in Washington, D.C. More>>

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

    18 arrested so far in Anderson County drug roundup

    Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
    Eighteen people have been arrested so far as part of a round up in Anderson County after a grand jury returned indictments on 26 people on drug charges.
  • Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

    Update: Teen dies after Opelika shooting on Edmon Avenue

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:00:20 GMT
    The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.The shooting victim who died Monday in Opelika is being identified only as a juvenile male because of his age, police say.
    A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
    A boy has died following a shooting on Edmon Avenue in Opelika Monday, police confirm
  • LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

    LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:15:02 GMT
    Police need your help identifying this womanPolice need your help identifying this woman
    LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
    LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
  • Continuous News DeskMore>>

  • Former Ft. Benning soldier receives Medal of Honor

    Former Ft. Benning soldier receives Medal of Honor

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:34:07 GMT
    Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of HonorStaff Sergeant Ryan Pitts receives the Medal of Honor
    A former Ft. Benning soldier received the Metal of Honor Monday during a ceremony at the White House.
    A former Ft. Benning soldier received the Metal of Honor Monday during a ceremony at the White House.
  • LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

    LaGrange police looking for woman in hit-and-run case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:15:02 GMT
    Police need your help identifying this womanPolice need your help identifying this woman
    LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
    LaGrange Police need your help identifying a woman.
  • UGA defensive lineman arrested for aggravated assault

    UGA defensive lineman arrested for aggravated assault

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:36:04 GMT
    UGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assaultUGA football player Jonathan Taylor was charged with aggravated assault
    Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault.
    Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault.
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.