Deployed UWG Members Meet in Afghanistan

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Two members of the University of West Georgia community currently serving in the military ran into each other overseas recently. Two members of the University of West Georgia community currently serving in the military ran into each other overseas recently.

Maj. Erich Bergiel ran into his former student, 1st Lt. Jennifer Moore, at the United States embassy in Kabul. Bergiel is currently with Regional Command (Southwest) C-9 at Camp Leatherneck Afghanistan. He is an associate professor of management in Richards College of Business.

Moore, of Newnan, is the Officer in Charge of the Personnel Security Detachment for the Joint Visitors Bureau at Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan. She graduated from UWG with a degree in management in the fall of 2009.

“It was just a great experience to be able to have dinner with one of our students in Kabul, Afghanistan and hear what wonderful things she is doing,” Bergiel said in an email.