Maj. Nowlin receives Atta Boy award

By Press Reports

Major Donnie Nowlin received the Atta Boy award while stationed in
Afghanistan this month. This award is presented for special effort
and achievement in the area of assignment.

This is Major Nowlin’s third tour of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. He
is assigned to the office of
the Joint Chief of Staff and his duties for this tour were in that

Major Nowlin is the son of Joel and Ruth Nowlin and is a 1988
graduate of Ackerman High School. He is also the brother of Marie
Dendy and Vicky Groceman of Ackerman and General Eddie Chesnut of
Starkville. He is married to Amanda Nowlin and they have one
daughter, Piper.