Media Advisory: Announcement of formation of Bennie Adkins Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, 11 April 2017

11:30 a.m., April 13, Alabama Department of Archives and History: The official announcement of the formation of Bennie Adkins Foundation will be held on April 13 in the Milo B. Howard Auditorium at the Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., in Montgomery.

A media availability will be held at 11 a.m. with the official announcement event beginning at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon event will feature a welcome and introduction to the Foundation and its mission by Dr. W. Keith Adkins, remarks by Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins and remarks by Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill.

The mission of the Foundation is to “honor the legacy of courage, sacrifice, selfless service and patriotism inherent in the Special Forces by providing educational scholarships to worthy soldiers to aid in their transition from military to civilian life.”

To coordinate coverage, please contact Andy Ellis at 334-268-9983 or by email at aellis@troy.edu.