Colonel to take command of Georgia Army National Guard
by Hilary Butschek
December 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
MARIETTA — Col. Thomas Carden spent his childhood working on a peanut farm but later quickly rose up the ranks of the military, named incoming commander of the Georgia Army National Guard this month. Carden said he only wanted to join the Army to be able to get a college education, something no other member of his family had done. Carden, 46, was born in Americus and was raised on the Carden peanut farm, where he pulled weeds, tended to...
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