published Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Famed drill instructor and movie star to speak at Fallen Officer’s benefit

Former Marine drill instructor and movie actor R. Lee Ermey will speak at an upcoming benefit in honor of fallen Chattanooga police Sgt. Tim Chapin.

The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on May 13 at the Chattanooga Convention Center on 1150 Carter St.

Proceeds from Shooter’s Depot-hosted benefit dinner will go to the Chapin Family Memorial Educational Fund.

Chapin was killed April 2 while responding to an armed robbery call at the U.S. Money Shops on Brainerd Road.

Jesse Mathews, 25, was arrested and charged in connection with Chapin’s death.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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