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Marsha Blackburn Report: This Week From Washington – June 16th, 2019

 

It is Time to Act on Border Security

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 12th, 2018, I spoke on the Senate floor about the need for additional resources to secure the southern border — following my trip to the El Paso Texas sector last week.

Every day our agents are carrying out their job. I am grateful to them for their service and am so impressed by their resolve to protect this nation.

They go out underfunded, disrespected, not knowing what they are going to encounter. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Customs House Museum Celebrates Flag Day with Free Event

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will celebrate Flag Day with a special presentation on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017.

Dr. Dewey A. Browder, Professor Emeritus of History at APSU and a reared U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, will present a program featuring a contemporary view of patriotism in America. Following Dr. Browder’s talk there will be a special flag-raising ceremony by the local Marine Corps League.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in June at the Museum are: Eric Buechel: The Familiar, This Is My Story, Art of the Staff, Flying High, Flag Day, and Tales & Rails.

Blackburn by Ron Adams 2002, Color Lithograph.

Blackburn by Ron Adams 2002, Color Lithograph.

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Flags Donated at The American Dream Celebration to be Retired on July 3rd at Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville, KY

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day SaintsHopkinsville, KY – Flag Day, June, 14th, 2014 would not have been the same in Hopkinsville, KY without the stirring concert performed by The Cumberland Winds Concert Band, directed by Mike Ritter.

Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the annual American Dream Celebration featured a rousing patriotic concert by the famed orchestra from Clarksville, TN.

The Cumberland Winds Concert Band performed at the American Dream Celebration in Hopkinsville, KY, June 14th.

The Cumberland Winds Concert Band performed at the American Dream Celebration in Hopkinsville, KY, June 14th.

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American Dream Celebration to be held in Hopkinsville KY on Flag Day, June 14th

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day SaintsHopkinsville, KY – The stirring music of The Cumberland Winds Concert Band will get the first annual American Dream Celebration into full swing as they perform their patriotic concert on Flag Day, Saturday, June 14th, 2014 at 6:00pm at 1118 Pin Oak Drive, Hopkinsville, KY.

The band is a well-known professional orchestra from Clarksville, TN, and performs regularly in the greater Montgomery County and Hopkinsville areas.

American Dream Celebration to be held Saturday, June 14th.

American Dream Celebration to be held Saturday, June 14th.

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Montgomery County Flag Day Retirement Ceremony Friday, June 14th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, in conjunction with Disabled American Veterans Chapter 101 and VFW 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.

Flag Day Retirement Ceremony

Flag Day Retirement Ceremony

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Flag Day Observance in Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

Clarksville, TN – Flag Day was officially observed in Montgomery County yesterday at VFW Post 4895 located off of Haynes Street behind the former location of Gateway Hospital.

The Ceremony was held under the Auspices of the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, Marine Corps League, Detachment 603, The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 45 VFW Post 4895, Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 457, with the assistance several young members of Cub Scout Pack 503, Brownie Pack 504, and under the watchful eye of fire fighters from Clarksville Fire Rescue Station #4. Stacey Hopwood served as the Emcee. DAV Commander Art Taylor and VFW Post service officer David Ross conducted the burning ceremony.

VFW Post service officer David Ross honorably retires a flag during the Flag Retirement Ceremony during Flag Day

VFW Post service officer David Ross honorably retires a flag during the Flag Retirement Ceremony during Flag Day

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Tennessee State Parks announce Middle Tennessee Events starting June 11th

 

Tennessee – Make a splash at one of Tennessee State Parks 19 public pools this summer, which are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day – the perfect way to beat the heat!  Not only are our Olympic-sized pools a great summertime treat, they also are a great family value – with a small admission fee for day guests and half-price fees for most cabin, inn or camping guests.

Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!

Tennessee State Parks offer a variety of activities and events throughout the winter. From great hikes to bluegrass – there’s something designed for the entire family!

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New Military Exhibit at the Customs House Museum

 

The Customs House Museum presents Call to Arms, a new exhibit honoring the military men and women of Montgomery County. Focusing on the Civil War through Vietnam, the installation features weapons, badges, and uniforms respective to these eras.

The museum partnered with the Kiwanis Club’s Service and Sacrifice committee to produce the display of portraits representing service men and women of Montgomery County. These black and white images framing the uniforms were taken from Faces of Valor: Veterans of Montgomery County. A project of the Kiwanis Club of Clarksville, the original display of portraits was unveiled on November 13th, 2004. The panels can be seen in the restored Montgomery County Court House. A few faces on view in Call to Arms will be featured in an upcoming new edition. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Flag Day – June 14th

 

June 14, Flag Day, was Grandpa’s birthday. My Grandfather was my best friend on earth. He was the very first person to hold and greet me into the world after I was born. He and Grandma would steal me away almost every summer and take me traveling with them. One time, I was around 7, we were staying at a hotel by a river that I loved so much that they decided to stay a couple more days. Even then I felt that they probably planned their vacations just for me.

When they didn’t travel anymore, I stayed at their house in the mountains. With Pink Floyd playing in the background I was able to “find” myself in the completely boring fresh mountain air. Grandpa and Grandma showed me love no matter what. It was a good break from what was at home. «Read the rest of this article»

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