A Tale of Four Brothers
Panther blood runs deep in the Edwards family with three of four brothers all graduating from Georgia State's Army ROTC program. From (left to right) Gregory B. Edwards, commissioned May/June 1975 into the Military Police Branch; retired 06/COL from the Georgia National Guard. James F. Edwards, commissioned May/June 1977 into the Military Police Branch. Later became an Army helicopter pilot and retired 05/LTC. Theodore E. Edwards, commissioned June 1981 into the Infantry; retired 04/MAJ and FBI special agent. The youngest of the brothers graduated from Georgia Southern's Eagle Battalion. He commissioned into the Chemical Corps and retired an O5/LTC.
LTC Paulette Burton
Lieutenant Colonel Paulette Burton graduated from Spelman College (BA, 1990) where she was a Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Distinguished Military Graduate. Spelman College is an affiliate school of the Georgia State Army ROTC program. Lieutenant Colonel Burton earned her Law degree from South Carolina School of Law (JD, 1993). She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals, the United States Bankruptcy Court of South Carolina and the South Carolina Supreme Court. Lieutenant Colonel Burton is a Panel 2 senior judge with the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals.
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