NU Online News Service, Dec. 8, 2003, 3:34 p.m. EST – Evergreen Re Inc., Stuart, Fla., has hired Buck Howard, a former Auburn University football player, to be manager of its Birmingham, Ala., office.[@@]

Evergreen Re is a health reinsurance and medical risk brokerage firm.

Howard previously was vice president of the medical services division at Molton, Allen & Williams, Birmingham.

Early in his career, Howard served in Vietnam as a member of the 101st Airborne Division.