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Forward March Inc. is proud to announce the Fifth Annual Military Ball.

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Please call us if you have any questions about upcoming fundraising projects. Thank you to our many supporters and local veterans.

-Ron Birchall – President of Forward March, Inc.


 2019 Military Ball Sponsors

  • Flagler Hospital
  • Mike & Kimberly O’Donnell
  • David Drysdale, Alligator Farm
  • Davis & Davis, CPAs
  • Herbie Wiles Insurance
  • Coastal Foot & Ankle Wellness Center, Dr. Concha
  • Coastal Foot & Ankle Wellness Center, Dr. Johnson
  • Ron & Nancy Birchall
  • Leonard & Nancy Pellicer
  • CRI, CPAs and Advisors
  • Tom & Valerie Day
  • J Star Consulting, Inc., BG and Mrs. Jim Watson
  • Troika Studio
  • Ed & Leigh Moorhouse
  • Cowan Financial Group
  • Bill & Barbara McNees


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5th Annual St. Augustine Military Ball

January 19, 2019

This year’s Military Ball will honor Lieutenant General Ronald L. Bailey, USMC (Ret), a celebrated St. Augustine native.

Lt. Gen. Bailey, USMC is a 1977 graduate of Austin Peay State University. While a student, he played football for the Governors and participated in the University’s ROTC program. Bailey spent 40 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, with his final assignment being the Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations for the Marine Corps. During his career he oversaw the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, served as the Commanding General of the First Marine Division, and as the Commanding General of the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade and as Deputy Director for operations of the Joint Staff. He was also a Military National Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Following his retirement, he returned to Austin Peay in 2018 to assume the role of Vice President for External Affairs. He now oversees the University’s offices of Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives. [View Full Bio]

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Forward March, Inc. is a non-profit
501© 3 founded for the specific purpose of supporting the increasing public awareness of and the growing interest in the historic heritage of the greater St. Augustine, Florida area through educational programs and charitable activities.

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