Marine Corps League installs new officers

Mike Hester (right), newly-installed commandant of the Puryear Detachment, Marine Corps League, is congratulated by retiring commandant Tom Beavers. Other officers installed during Saturday ceremonies were (from left) John Riley, sergeant-at-arms; Tom Bing, paymaster; Jerry Curtis, senior vice commandant; Troy Bolt, judge advocate; Kelly Samson, junior vice commandant; and Jamie Turner, adjutant. The detachment meets the second Saturday of each month at the VFW Post 4911, 2632 Cedartown Highway.