May 23, 2017
Lt Col (Ret) Brian Hamilton and 2LT Scott Willis
Kiwanis and the U.S. Army: Shared Values of Education, Leadership and Service
Brian Mason Hamilton, Lieutenant Colonel(Retired USAR) has over 23 years of commissioned service.  He currently is the Recruiting Operations Officer for Army ROTC at the Georgia Military College, Mercer University,Georgia College & State University.
Hamilton began his military career as a Rifle Platoon Leader, A Company, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th ID, in Ft. Lewis, WA and completed his active duty services  as Psychological Operations Development Officer, Individual Training Department, USAJFKSWCS, Ft. Bragg, NC.  He was the Chief, Tactical Planning TM, 353 CA Command, 208 Drum Road, Staten Island, NY prior to his retirement.
Hamilton received numerous medals and badgtes including the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters,the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.  In addition  to multiple military school courses, Hamilton received his BBA from North Georgia College in Dahlonega and his MA from Webster University in St. Louis.
Second Lieutenant Scott Willis is the Gold Bar Recruiter for Georgia Tech’s Army ROTC department. Willis became a graduate from Georgia Tech earlier this May, where he earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering and minor in Mandarin. After his time as Gold Bar Recruiter he will go to Fort Rucker, Alabama to attend Aviation Basic Officer Leaders Course and Initial Entry Rotary Wing Training. He graduated from the Basic Parachutist Course in the summer of 2013 and from the Sabalauski Air Assault School in the summer of 2015. Lieutenant Willis has been decorated with the National Defense Service Medal.
INTRODUCTION:  Bill Whitaker