GMC grads ‘critically wounded’ in attack that killed U.S. Army two-star general
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Two graduates of Georgia Military College were critically wounded during the attack that killed a U.S. Army two-star general on Tuesday.
Captain Jeremy Haynes (pictured left) and Captain Ibrahim Tantawi (pictured right) graduated from GMC’s Early Commissioning Program in 2004.
GMC officials say they were both critically wounded in the attacked that killed Maj. Gen. Harold Greene on August 5. According to NBC News, Greene is the highest-ranking causality in the Afghanistan war so far.
Haynes and Tantawi are in stable, but critical condition in Germany.
GMC’s President Lt. Gen. William Caldwell released the following statement that reads in part, “We will unite in prayer for our young grads, and for their families, as well as for all who were wounded and their families, especially the Greene family.”
According to GMC, Captain Haynes was the Aide de Camp to Maj. Gen. Greene and Captain Tantawi is the Aide de Camp to Maj. Gen. Kevin Wendel.