The sun never sets for University of Georgia fans. 

“Dawg Nation has no boundaries,” Bill Jack said of his friend, U.S. Army Pfc. Trevor Mattox. 

While stationed in Kuwait at a base his veteran father, Doug Mattox, helped establish in 2003, Trevor displayed the University of Georgia flag in front of a tank following the National Championship win. 

“I went nuts,” said Trevor. “I was punching the air getting energy out. It was a big moment. It was monumental.” 

“You always hear that Dogs travel,” said Trevor. “Halfway across the world, I wanted to show that Georgia fans are all over.” 

Trevor graduated from North Oconee High School in 2015. He was a firefighter and EMT with Oconee Fire Rescue for several years until he joined the U.S. Army. 

“It was always something I wanted to do,” he said about enlisting. “I didn’t want to be 40 years old and regret not doing it.”

For more on this story, see the Jan. 20 edition of The Oconee Enterprise, on sale now at convenience stores and grocery stores and newspaper boxes throughout Oconee County. To subscribe, call (706) 769-5175 or visit the tab on our website. 

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