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08/11/06

Citizens and Veterans Honored at Luncheon

Savannah Golf Club. Savannah Golf Club.
Bill Cathcart received the Citizen of the Year award. Bill Cathcart received the Citizen of the Year award.

The Military Order of the World Wars honored citizens and war heroes at a luncheon at the Savannah Golf Club. Col. John Marvin received the group's national citation.

Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander Lt. Col. Carl Coffman spoke to the audience about the importance of youth leaders in today's world.

"The current status that the world is in, that the globe is in right now, and we as a nation and the role we play in that, it's just absolutely critical for our survival and for the United States to continue to be the leader among equals, and a super power in the world, we've got to develop and focus upon developing our young people and their leadership capabilities," he said.

WTOC's general manager and vice president Bill Cathcart received the Citizen of the Year award.

Reported by: Don Logana, dlogana@wtoc.com

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