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Media Advisory: Southern Miss Athletic Department to Introduce New Staff Member PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Contact Beth Taylor - 601.266.5170   

WHAT: The Southern Miss Golden Eagle Athletic Department will introduce the newest member of its staff, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jeff Hammond. 

WHEN: 2 p.m., July 16, 2010

WHERE:  M-Club Room, Athletic Center, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg.

SPECIFICS:  Maj. Gen. Jeff Hammond earned both Bachelorís (1978) and Masterís (1986) degrees from Southern Miss where he was a team captain and quarterback for the Golden Eagles. Brett Favre went on to break every one of Hammondís passing records.

Hammond was the battalion commander who led one of the initial battalions into Bosnia in enforcement of the Dayton Peace Accords. He has served as the commander of U.S. forces in Baghdad, where he served 33,000 troops of the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division and Multi-National Division Baghdad in their effort to protect the people of Iraq's capital city.

EDITOR NOTE: Please enter the northwest side of the building and go to the second floor for the news conference.

CONTACT:  Beth Taylor, 601.266.5170 (office) or 601.297.4077 (cell)


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