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Gary Jones

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Gary Jones

Executive Vice President, Military Affairs
  • Mission Statement

    Mission Statement

    The Chamber’s Military Affairs Division has a two-fold mission. The first is to sustain and cultivate our long-standing tradition of support to our local military community and their families. The second facet of this Division is to advocate and …More

  • Regional Growth Management Plan

    Regional Growth Management Plan

    The Regional Growth Management Plan (RGMP) is the second of two major planning efforts undertaken by our region and is funded in large part by grants awarded by the Office of Economic Adjustment, an agency of the Department of Defense charged …More

  • SPEA Public Response

    SPEA Public Response

    The Army is continuing to look at getting smaller and drawing down the Army and Fort Benning. Respond to the Army's request for comment concerning this with emails and letters. Click to read more... More

  • Joint Land Use Study

    Joint Land Use Study

    What is Joint Land Use Study? The Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a co-operative planning effort between the Army and the communities of the region to examine both the way that Fort Benning operates and the way that nearby areas are growing. …More