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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

  • CIAR


    Request for ProposalsMore

  • Preparing for Potential Cuts

    Preparing for Potential Cuts

    The Army is continuing to look at getting smaller and drawing down the Army and Fort Benning. The Fort Benning Partnership is the Region's initiative to keep our Fort Benning strong. More

  • Regional Growth Management Plans

    Regional Growth Management Plans

    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

  • Regional Videos

    Regional Videos

    View videos of our region and learn about the counties that were a part of the Regional Growth Management Plan.More