Fort Benning Signs Community Covenant

By J.D. LeipoldApril 17, 2008

As Army Family members and civic leaders gather around, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (center) signs the Army's first formal community covenant between Fort Benning, Ga., and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. To the secretary's left:  Sgt. Maj. the Army Kenneth O. Preston. who also signed. Other signers included ,  to the secretary's right: Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington ;  Maj. Gen. Walt Wojdakowski, Fort Benning commander ;  and Phenix City mayor Jeff Hardin.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – As Army Family members and civic leaders gather around, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (center) signs the Army's first formal community covenant between Fort Benning, Ga., and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. To the secretary's left: Sgt. Maj. the Army Kenneth O. Preston. who also signed. Other signers included , to the secretary's right: Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington ; Maj. Gen. Walt Wojdakowski, Fort Benning commander ; and Phenix City mayor Jeff Hardin. (Photo Credit: J.D. Leipold) VIEW ORIGINAL