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Veteran’s Day

Fort King George

5 sites to visit on Veterans Day, plus Nov. 11 events

Many of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are home to remnants of forts and earthworks dating back to the 17th century. At these special places, history doesn’t just live on plaques and markers; it literally comes alive during re-enactments held occasionally during the year.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense | They’re like Google, with wrinkles

We in the United States celebrated Veterans Day last week. From coast to coast, we enjoyed parades, tributes, the laying of wreaths, and at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial. Nearly 60,000 names of veterans killed in that war were read, day and night, for four days.

left to right: Marcia Robertson, Julianne Gross, Janet Perry, Sara Rawlins, Treasurer Anne Lockhart, Regent Kitty Watters, Commemorative Events Chair Vanessa Wynn, Registrar Lizzie Jaeger, Beth Wolfe, Babs Richardson, Past Regent Peggy Freeman, Corresponding Secretary Lee Schermerhorn, First Vice Regent Ann Story, Traci Zierk, Lynn Jacques

Veteran’s Day Ceremony, November 11, 2017

Glenn P. Stephens, County Administrator, Gwinnett County Government, gave the opening remarks followed by Charlotte Nash, Chairman Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners and Lynette Howard, District Two Commissioner.  Representative Robert Woodall was also among the dignitaries and was cited for his ongoing commitment to veterans.

Tim Stewart Funeral Homes & Crematory go above and beyond to provide first-class funeral services for Veterans and their families

Every Veteran deserves a hero’s sendoff

Famous American writer Joseph Campbell once wrote, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” In my opinion, this is the perfect definition of all the veterans who have so courageously served our great nation.

In Viet Nam from 1971'-1972' with the 175th Assault Helicopter Co. known as the Outlaws.

Veteran’s Day… paying it forward

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Harry Khachadourian was born in Palestine and his parents were from Turkey. Harry grew up as an Armenian Christian in a war-torn time and place. He spent many years moving from one “safe” place to another. His father and uncle owned a shoe factory in Palestine in the 1940’s and after the King David Hotel was bombed; Harry’s life began to resemble the movie “Exodus”.