05 Nov 2012
2012 Battalion of the Year
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, November 5, 2012, By SGT Lisa Kennedy – Under the leadership and guidance of LTC Michael Hayden, the Third Battalion has been named “Battalion of the Year” for the First Brigade. This honor is based on a number of criteria including the unit's knowledge, skills, strengths, and contributions to the Georgia State Defense Force. Known as the “Thundering Third”, the battalion is based in Monroe, Georgia and operates in a 17 county area of northeast Georgia.
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