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DAR Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

The Gallatin Chapter DAR with the Dockery Park Board are recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War at the opening ceremonies of the July 4 celebration and wish to honor and thank our community’s veterans and their families for their sacrifice and service. If you served during the Vietnam War we invite you to contact the Gallatin DAR. Contact Elizabeth Plotner at 660-663-5645.

The DAR’s Vietnam War 50th Commemoration

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Farm House Collection Presents Check for Wounded Warriors

Pictured are Travis Bohannon, Ray Clevenger, and Amanda Riley.

 

For the fourth year in a row Farm House Collection has donated a portion of their sales during Memorial Day weekend to Wounded Warrior Project through the Frank Frazier #2172 VFW Post of Gallatin. This year they presented Mr. Clevenger a check for $1,000.

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Reynolds Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from VFW

Jesse Reynolds, formerly of Gallatin, was recognized for his long service to the Veterans of Foreign Wars with the presentation of a plaque for “Lifetime Achievement Award” during the 95th VFW Annual State Convention in Springfield on Friday, June 5. Senator Roy Blunt addressed the convention regarding his efforts to support the nation’s heroes, and then met with Mr. Reynolds to congratulate him.

After a setback when he had

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Search for Members

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and its 94th annual reunion in San Antonio, Texas, from Sept. 22-26, contact secretary-treasurer, Bob Haynes, at [email protected] or 224-225-1202.

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Blasts from the Past

June 1-8, 2005

Carleena Leeper was awarded a plaque signifying her selection as Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. This is her third year with the Cameron R-1 district. She teaches kindergarten special education.

Among this year’s participants in the 14th Annual Lions District 26F All-Star Basketball Classic are Gallatin’s Kyle Hefley and Emily Gay, Winston’s Cody Lang, Pattonsburg’s Brandon Ray, North Daviess’ Nicole Ray and Gilman City’s Kaleb Wilson.

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Memorial Service Honors the Fallen, Those in Active Service

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Linda Arnold, of Gallatin, sings the National Anthem.

VFW Post 2172 of Gallatin conducted annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony at the Brown Cemetery in Gallatin on May 25. Representatives from the VFW Post 2172 Ladies Auxiliary and local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops also participated in the events. Both ceremonies involved the laying of wreaths and flowers, a three-volley rifle salute, and the playing of “TAPS.” Linda Arnold of

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VFW Ceremony at Brown

VFW will hold their Memorial Day ceremony at Brown Cemetery north of Gallatin at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. American-made grave marker flags will be available for sale for $1 each.

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Patriot Guard Riders to Assist in Grandview, 9/11 Exhibit

The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to lead and coordinate the escort of the 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit in Grandview, Mo. This traveling memorial pays tribute to all those lives that were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Patriot Guard Riders

The exhibit is a high-tech, 53-foot tractor trailer, which unfolds into a 1,000 square foot exhibit serving as a poignant reminder of that tragic day. It will be

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D.A.R. and Local Organizations Join to Honor Vietnam Vets

On March 27, the Gallatin Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution in conjunction with Gallatin Men’s Club, presented a check for $100 to the Cameron Veteran’s Home to help fund a new van.

The Gallatin D.A.R. partnered with the Pioneer’s Chapter of Independence to honor veterans of the Vietnam War during the Commemorative Partner Program, which is designed for communities to thank our Vietnam veterans and their families.

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