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2024 Gathering Of Eagles Legends Dinner Returned to Prattville
PRATTVILLE, AL   The Autauga County Commission was honored to attend the Gathering of Eagles Legends Dinner at the Marriott Legends Conference Center in Prattville, hosted by the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Gathering Of Eagles Foundation. Presented by Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, this private event honored the 2024 Eagles, who were selected based on their significant contributions to air and space power. In addition to the Eagles, dignitaries from Maxwell Air Force Base, the State Legislature , City of Prattville, and the Autauga County Commission attended the dinner.

Congratulations to the 2024 Eagles:

General Jeffrey Harrigian, USAF, Retired
Lieutenant General David Deptula, USAF, Retired
Mr. Gene Kranz 
Colonel James Harvey III, USAF, Retired
Captain Guy Gruters, USAF, Retired
Lieutenant Colonel Tim Bennett, USAF, Retired
Dr. Natalie Crawford 
Sergeant First Class Clifford Newman, Retired

Thank you to all of the amazing sponsors for allowing us to come together to honor these great American Heroes and Legends and celebrating our partnership with Maxwell/Gunter Air Force Base.

To learn more about the Eagles and the Gathering of Eagles Foundation, please visit


**Special thanks to the sponsors including: Presenting Sponsor Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, and AllSouth, Eleven86, Guardian Credit Union, International Paper, Larry Puckett Chevrolet, McDowell, Faulk, & Shirley, LLC, Amerifirst Bank, Byard Associates, LLC, Central Alabama Community College, Denny Rea, Stef Eisen, HomePlace, Jackson Thornton, Joe Mathis, Prattville Baptist Hospital, Stan Norris, and Ken Givens.