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David Poythress Celebration of Life

Feb 25, 2017

On March 25th, 2017 we will be celebrating the life of Lt Gen (Ret) David B. Poythress.

Below you'll find a link containing all the information about the event, which includes an RSVP feature. Please RSVP through the website link provided below by March 14th, 2017.

LINK TO CELEBRATION INFORMATION
https://dpcelebrationoflif.wixsite.com/rsvp

Also, you will find detailed instructions below on how to enter Dobbins Air Force through the Clay National Guard Gate. NOTE: Non-military personal will not be permitted to enter the main gate.
We hope you can join us!
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Directions to the Clay National Guard Center Main Gate
Physical Address:
1000 Halsey Avenue
Marietta, Georgia 30060

Directions from North Georgia on I-75 Going South to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow Interstate 75 Southbound to Delk Road, Exit No. 261. Exit and then turn right onto Delk Road.
Stay on Delk Road (which turns into South Cobb Drive Southeast as you pass under Highway 41 – Cobb Parkway Southeast) until you reach the large main intersection of South Cobb Drive SE and Atlanta Road (about three stop lights).
Turn left onto Atlanta Road, and follow Road through two stop lights. At the second stop light, turn left, go under the railroad tracks and take the immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE. Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.
Directions from North Georgia on Highway 41 (Cobb Parkway) Going South to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow Cobb Parkway to Delk Road (South Cobb Drive Southeast) exit, following it to the right onto South Cobb Drive.
Stay on South Cobb Drive until you reach the large main intersection of South Cobb Drive SE and Atlanta Road (about three stop lights).
Turn left onto Atlanta Road, and follow Atlanta Road through two stop lights. At the second stop light, turn left, go under the railroad tracks and take the immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE.Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.

Directions from South Georgia on I-75 Going North to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow Interstate 75 Northbound to Exit No. 260, Windy Hill Road. Exit and at the top of the ramp, turn left. Stay on Windy Hill Road, passing through several stop lights and crossing through its main intersection at Cobb Parkway SE. Continue to follow Windy Hill to its intersection with Atlanta Road.
Turn right onto Atlanta Road and travel to the second stop light Turn right under the railroad tracks, and then take the first immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE. Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.

Directions from Northeast Georgia on I-85 to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow Interstate 85 Southbound to Exit No. 95B, the 85-285 interchange and exit right onto I-285 going west. Take I-285 to Exit No. 20, Marietta Chattanooga, and exit right onto I-75 Northbound. Move to the far right lane and immediately begin looking for the exit sign for Windy Hill Road.
Note: If you miss the sign, or cannot move to the far right lane, continue onto I-75 Northbound and begin looking for Exit No. 260, Windy Hill Road.
Exit, and at the top of the ramp, turn left. Stay on Windy Hill Road, passing through several stop lights and crossing through its main intersection at Cobb Parkway SE.
Continue to follow Windy Hill to its intersection with Atlanta Road. Turn right onto Atlanta Road and travel to the second stop light past Windy Hill. Turn right and pass under the railroad tracks. Take the first immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE. Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.

Directions from South or Southwest Georgia on I-85 Northbound to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow Interstate 85 Northbound to Exit No. 68, the 85-285 interchange and exit to the right. Eventually the highway will "Y," and you will need to stay to the left to ultimately get onto I-285 North. Once on 285, follow it to Exit No. 18, Atlanta Road.
Exit and at the top of the ramp, turn left. Stay on Atlanta Road and you will –at one point– reach the Atlanta Road-Windy Hill Road intersection. Stay on Atlanta Road and travel to the second stop light past Windy Hill. Turn right at the light and pass under the railroad tracks. Take the first immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE and follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.

Directions from Interstate 20 –Coming from Augusta– to Clay National Guard Center:
Follow I-20 Westbound to Exit No. 57 and exit right onto I-285 going west. Take I-285 to Exit No.20, Marietta Chattanooga, and exit right onto I-75 North. Move to the far right lane and immediately begin looking for exit signs for Windy Hill Road.

Note: If you miss the signs, or cannot move to the far right lane, continue onto I-75 North and begin looking for Exit No 260, Windy Hill Road.
Exit and at the top of the ramp, turn left. Stay on Windy Hill Road, passing through several stop lights and crossing through its main intersection at Cobb Parkway SE. Continue to follow Windy Hill to its intersection with Atlanta Road.
Turn right onto Atlanta Road and travel to the second stop light past Windy Hill. Turn right and pass under the railroad tracks. Take the first immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE. Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.

Directions from Interstate 20 –Coming from the Direction of Villa Rica or Douglasville–to Clay National Guard Center:
Travel I-20 Eastbound to Exit No. 51B, and then follow the exit ramp around and onto I-285 going north. Take I-285 to Exit No. 18, Atlanta Road, and exit right. At the top of the ramp turn left.
Stay on Atlanta Road, passing through several stop lights and crossing through the intersection of Atlanta Road and Windy Hill Road.
Traveling straight on Atlanta Road, go to the second stop light past Windy Hill. Turn right and pass under the railroad tracks. Take the first immediate left onto Dixie Avenue SE. Follow Dixie to where it intersects on the right with Richardson Road SE. Follow Richardson to the stop across from Clay National Guard Center main gate. Turn left to enter the gate.