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Posted: March 15, 2018 10:55 a.m.
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Military supports Claxton festivities

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Lt. Col. Patrick Moffett led a formation of Soldiers as 1-9 FA represented the 3rd ID during the Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival, March 10 in Claxton.

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Over the weekend, Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery “Battle Kings” supported the Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival, March 10-11.  

Lt. Col. Patrick Moffett led a formation of Soldiers as representatives of the 3rd Infantry Division in a parade, March 10 and Soldiers later set up a static display to help familiarize attendees with their equipment and mission.  

The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison command team of Col. Jason Wolter and Command Sgt. Maj. Martin Conroy also participated in the mornings rattlesnake hunt and showed their support for Soldiers and community in the activates throughout the day.   

The event included a birds of prey flight demonstration, wildlife displays hosted by the Southern University Wildlife Center, Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunting and fishing simulators, snake handling demonstrations, arts and crafts, music and more.   

 


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