HOF Hosts U.S. Army Change of Command & Retirement Ceremony

03/06/2009

Left Photo: Major Hayhurst (right) retired from the U.S. Army and relinquished command of the Canton Recruiting Company on Friday.

Right Photo: Capt. Samples (left) assumes command of the Canton Recruiting Company.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame hosted the Change of Command & Retirement Ceremony of U.S. Army Major David P. Hayhurst of the Canton (Ohio) Recruiting Company on Friday. Major Hayhurst, a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, relinquished command to Capt. Jack E. Samples. A native of Canton, Ohio Capt. Samples has conducted military operations in five countries.

The Canton Recruiting Company is serviced by the Canton-Massillon, New Philadelphia, Steubenville, and Wooster Recruiting Stations, and the company headquarters.

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