WHEREAS, Colonel Roy Plummer of Columbus is retiring as Director of Army Instruction for the Muscogee County School District JROTC, where he has been responsible for eight high school JROTC programs and four other county JROTC programs;
WHEREAS, since 1998, he has worked tirelessly to create a formidable district-level JROTC program which has grown from 400 cadets to a current operating enrollment of 1200 cadets;
WHEREAS, under Colonel Plummer’s leadership, the Muscogee County School District JROTC has earned GHSA State Rifle Championships, State- level awards in Drill Team and Raider competitions and honorable recognition in the annual JROTC Academic Bowl;
WHEREAS, Colonel Plummer has served as Senior Pastor, Founder and CEO of Faith Tabernacle Community Church in Columbus since its inception in 1994;
WHEREAS, he also served as Chief of Chaplains of Fort Benning, Georgia prior to retirement from his active duty Army career;
WHEREAS, Colonel Plummer also currently served as the Chaplain for Rotary International District 6900 and has served on the boards of St. Francis Hospital Foundation, Columbus Hospice, United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley, Boy Scouts of America and the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce;
WHEREAS, he also served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling Graduate Studies at Columbus State University, he holds a BA degree in Biblical Literature, Masters of Arts in Human Relations and Group Process and Guidance and Counseling, a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Care and a Doctorate in Divinity.
WHEREAS, Colonel Plummer’s accomplishment are worthy of special recognition by this Council.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY RESOLVES:
We hereby commend and congratulate Colonial Roy Plummer upon his retirement as Director of Army Instruction for the Muscogee County School District JROTC. Columbus deeply appreciates his service to our community, the State of Georgia and the United States. Let a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Colonel Roy Plummer.
Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the 9th day of December, 2014, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ______ members of Council.
TINY B. WASHINGTON TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON
CLERK OF COUNCIL MAYOR