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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Memorializes Three Tennesseans Killed in Action

 

Governor Proclaims May 24th, 2013 as the First Gold Star Family Day in Tennessee

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department to pay tribute to three Tennesseans killed in action, including a soldier previously missing in action for 62 years.

Sergeant Jacob M. Schwallie of Clarksville, was fatally injured by a roadside bomb on May 7th, 2012 in the Ghazi Province, Afghanistan. Schwallie graduated from Rossview High School in 2007 and enlisted in the United States Army in 2008.

(L to R) Sergeant Jacob M. Schwallie, Private First Class Glenn Shely Schoenmann and Staff Sergeant Christopher Michael Ward.

(L to R) Sergeant Jacob M. Schwallie, Private First Class Glenn Shely Schoenmann and Staff Sergeant Christopher Michael Ward.

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Korean War Soldier’s Remains will finally come Home to Tennessee

 

Private First Class Glenn Schoenmann’s body will return after 62 years

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder solemnly announce the body of Private First Class Glenn Schoenmann will finally be laid to rest after 62 years.

Schoenmann was assigned to Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division in the United States Army when he was involved in the infamous Battle of Chosin Reservoir in North Korea on November 28th, 1950.

Private First Class Glenn Schoenmann

Private First Class Glenn Schoenmann

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Why We Serve: Capt. Julie Duffy and Capt. Nicole Nelson of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Duncan Brennan
101st Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionWings of DestinyBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – The call to serve is heard by many, and it is one of the defining characteristics of great Soldiers.

In the cases of U.S. Army Capt. Nicole Nelson, a native of Chicago, IL and U.S. Army Capt. Julie Duffy, a native of Williamstown, KY, both attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow, as enroute critical care nurses with the 30th Medical Brigade, the call to begin service was different, but their reason for continuing to serve is the same.

U.S. Army captains Nicole Nelson and Julie Duffy, enroute critical care nurses with 30th Medical Brigade, Task Force Med-A, attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow, stand in front of their office, an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 8, 2012. Duffy and Nelson bring critical care nursing skills to battlefield aeromedical evactuation assets of TF Shadow. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB PAO)

U.S. Army captains Nicole Nelson and Julie Duffy, enroute critical care nurses with 30th Medical Brigade, Task Force Med-A, attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow, stand in front of their office, an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 8, 2012. Duffy and Nelson bring critical care nursing skills to battlefield aeromedical evactuation assets of TF Shadow. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB PAO)

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