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Marsha Blackburn Remembers 9/11 Attacks on 18th Anniversary

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Wednesday, September 11th, 2019, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee) remembered the thousands of Americans who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001.

Blackburn called on Americans to remember the surge of national unity in the days that followed.

To view and download the Blackburn’s full remarks, click HERE.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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City of Clarksville roadways to fly American Flags

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Motorists in the City of Clarksville will notice a patriotic display of Old Glory adorning City Hall and several of the City’s major thoroughfares just in time for Independence Day.

Over the past two weeks, the Clarksville Street Department has placed 184 flags to honor America and its service members, veterans and their families.

Roger Williams, a Clarksville Street Department technician, places a new American Flag at City Hall while Mayor Joe Pitts, Street Department staff Tommy Allbert, Tim Halbrooks and Brian Nelson, and Military Liaison Bill Harpel show pride in the effort to beautify the City with our country’s most patriotic symbol.

Roger Williams, a Clarksville Street Department technician, places a new American Flag at City Hall while Mayor Joe Pitts, Street Department staff Tommy Allbert, Tim Halbrooks and Brian Nelson, and Military Liaison Bill Harpel show pride in the effort to beautify the City with our country’s most patriotic symbol.

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff until sunset November 10th

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the United States, Tennessee State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities until sunset Saturday, November 10th, 2018.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting tragedy on November 7th in Thousand Oaks, California.

American Flag at Half Staff

American Flag at Half Staff

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Marsha Blackburn: This Week From Washington – July 8th, 2018

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. CongressWashington, D.C. – This week, Americans from all walks of life gathered across the nation to celebrate our country and its Independence. Just 242 years ago, patriots throughout America’s thirteen original colonies convened at the Second Continental Congress and declared our country’s independence from Great Britain.

This unprecedented acknowledgment of our God-given rights through the Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for the great nation we inhabit today; one that guarantees one’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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American Flag Flies on Riverside Drive Once Again

 

Montgomery County Government

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Monday morning, July 2nd, 2018, the 150-foot flagpole on Riverside Drive that stood vacant for at least eight years is once again serving its purpose – flying Old Glory. The United States flag can now be seen flying high, day or night, whether people are boating on the Cumberland River or cruising down Riverside Drive.

“It took several months to put things in place. I’m pleased that we worked with property owner Ann Kim, our local Rotary Clubs and our facilities department to make this a reality,” Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett said.

Montgomery County Mayor, Local Business Owner and Clarksville Rotarians Work Together to Bring Flag Back

Montgomery County Mayor, Local Business Owner and Clarksville Rotarians Work Together to Bring Flag Back

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Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization to hold Flag Day Retirement Ceremony June 14th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, in conjunction with Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 457 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4895, will be conducting the annual Flag Day ceremony beginning at 10:00am, June 14th, 2018 at VFW Post 4895 located at 1701 Haynes Street, Clarksville Tennessee.

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Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization to hold Flay Day Retirement Ceremony, June 14th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – On June 14th, 2017, the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, in conjunction with Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 457 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4895, will be conducting the annual Flag Day ceremony beginning at 10:00am at VFW Post 4895, 1701 Haynes Street, Clarksville, TN.

The public is invited to attend.

A flag being honorably retired during the Flag Retirement Ceremony at VFW Post 4895 during Flag Day.

A flag being honorably retired during the Flag Retirement Ceremony at VFW Post 4895 during Flag Day.

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Dodging the Roadkill: The Fort Jackson National Cemetery

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyColumbia, SC – On a recent trip to South Carolina, my first, I was rolling down the interstate when I noticed a road sign for the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

I had to visit.

I’m not a history buff, in fact it wasn’t one of my favorite courses in school, but there’s just something about being able to be among those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for me. To be able to look out across the field at all the headstones and try to just think about what they went through. To think about how they laid down their life.

Fort Jackson National Cemetery

Fort Jackson National Cemetery

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Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization to hold Flag Day Retirement Ceremony, June 14th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, in conjunction with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4895, will be conducting the annual Flag Day ceremony beginning at 10:00am, June 14th, at VFW Post 4895, 1701 Haynes Street, Clarksville.

The public is invited to attend.

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APSU ROTC to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Army ROTC programs with week long events

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN – The 100th anniversary of the establishment of Army ROTC programs in the nation is this year, 2016.

Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s ROTC program is celebrating with a week of events demonstrating its cadets’ commitment to the Army Values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage to commemorate the program’s centennial anniversary.

Austin Peay ROTC to hold events all week long to celebrate 100th anniversary of Army ROTC programs April 18th-April 23rd.

Austin Peay ROTC to hold events all week long to celebrate 100th anniversary of Army ROTC programs April 18th-April 23rd.

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