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MCLB Albany celebrates earth day

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MCLB-Albany,Dougherty County GA (WALB) - MCLB Albany celebrated earth day by doing their part to help clean up the earth.

Marines picked up bottles and cans and other trash along roads on the base.

The commanding officer also showed he has a green thumb.

He helped plant flowers at the Marine Corps Logistics Base Child Development center.

"It's a very symbolic event to show how important it is to do all the things we need to keep our earth beautiful," said Col. Chris Haliday, MCLB-Albany.

The colonel says its educational for the youngsters.

They'll be able to tend the garden so they'll have a better appreciation for mother earth.

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