Taps, Present Arms
B. "Al" Mullins
Sergeant First Class (Retired)
Alger B. "Al" Mullins, 53, died Saturday, November 6, 2004,
in Columbus, Georgia.
"Al" Mullins was
born April 16, 1951, in Hazard, Kentucky. He was assigned to
the U.S. Army Marksmanship unit for 14 years and was a World Class
International Skeet Shooter. During this period, he was a
member of several United States shooting teams. In 1977 at the
World Moving Target Champions in Antibes, France, "Al" was
awarded the United
States Distinguished International Shooters Badge for his team
performance on a medal winning team. He also competed at
the Pan American Games where he won a silver medal.
"Al" retired with 22
years service in the U.S. Army. After his military retirement,
he was active in the local community and served as the Vice President
of the Military Marksmanship Association. In his second career,
"Al" was employed as a sales representative for METRAC/John
Deere in Columbus, Georgia.
We will remember "Al"
not only as an excellent competitor but also as a personable,
business like individual with a sense of humor.