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Gwinnett’s Military

Annual Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Gwinnett’s Military, Law Enforcement Heroes

Lawrenceville– Gwinnett County officials will honor Spc. Etienne Jules Murphy of Snellville during the 15th annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville. Murphy was killed May 26, 2017, in a vehicle rollover in Syria as part of Operation Inherent Resolve fighting ISIS.

SAN DIEGO (April 23, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Malikia Greene, from Dacula, Ga., tightens a clamp on an arresting gearwire aboard aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is currently moored and homeported at Naval Base Coronado.

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“Why being there matters”

On our planet, more than 70 percent of which is covered by water, being there means having the ability to act from the sea. The Navy is uniquely positioned to be there; the world’s oceans give the Navy the power to protect America’s interests anywhere, and at any time.