Topic: Wreath Laying Ceremony
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville, Tennessee is a community that appreciates veterans. The city borders the Fort Campbell Army Post, so appreciating military service is simply the way of life for both residents and businesses.
Beyond the ingrained respect that happens daily, this community publicly shows its support annually–in a big way–with a five-day Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.
Clarksville, TN – The USS LST-325, 328-foot-long landing ship tank, will arrive in Clarksville on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017. The ship’s arrival in Clarksville is one of the many activities that are part of Visit Clarksville’s Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.
The LST-325 will be open for tours beginning at 9:00a.m. on Thursday, September 7th through 5:00pm Friday, September 15th. The LST will depart from Clarksville on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s third annual Welcome Home Veterans parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 10:00am in historic downtown.
“Originally created to honor Vietnam Veterans, the parade now a tribute by Vietnam Veterans to all American Heroes. This is a day for families, friends and all citizens to salute the service and sacrifices made by America’s Military,” said Visit Clarksville Board Chairman Jerry Allbert.
Clarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition, is proud to host its third annual Welcome Home Veterans event September 13th-17th, 2017.
Multiple activities will be happening during the five-day period to celebrate and honor veterans, with an emphasis on Vietnam veterans.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gathered at the Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum’s memorial park for a wreath laying ceremony in tribute to their fallen heroes, May 21st.
The wreath laying ceremony took place in front of the battalion’s memorial which is inscribed with “Our deaths are not ours they are yours. They will mean what you make them mean. Give them meaning, we were young, we have died, please remember us,” a saying by American poet, Archibald MacLeish.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Monday, Fort Campbell held their annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters.
The ceremony featured an invocation by the 101st Airborne Division Chaplain Paul Hurley, remarks by Maj. Gen. John C. McConnell, a wreath laying, a 21 gun salute, and the playing of taps.
The ceremony honors and recognizes the veterans of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); and the 7,000 Screaming Eagles who have lost their lives in battle since the formation of the division, along with their families and loved ones.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will commemorate Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony at noon on Monday at the division headquarters.
Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will host the event and provide brief remarks during the ceremony.
Fort Campbell, KY – Today, Fort Campbell held it’s annual Wreath Laying Ceremony in front of the Division Headquarters. Deputy Commander, Brigadier General Jeffrey N. Colt spoke to the crowd and he along with Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder place the wreath at the monument to honor those soldiers who have lost their life and soldiers corrently serving.
General Colt stated that there are still some 8,000 soldiers deployed in Afghanistan along with members of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, who are also still in Iraq.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will recognize Memorial Day with a wreath laying ceremony at noon Monday at Division Headquarters.
Brigadier General Jeffrey N. Colt, deputy commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will host the event and provide brief remarks to guests at the ceremony.
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