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Flanders, Keiser Keep the Watch

These young men are actively serving in the Army Reserves at the 387th Human Resources Company in Bethany. The Frank Frazier Post 2172 and Ladies Auxiliary members stated that they were very proud to have this many youth participate and honor our veterans this past Memorial Day weekend. Members noted that these young men and women are our future generation of patriots — may they always help others remember those

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Area Youth Support Veterans During Buddy Poppy Sale

Gallatin R-5 Stu-Co members rallied early Saturday morning on Memorial Weekend at the four-way stop. They passed out buddy poppies made by disabled veterans. The buddy poppy is a reminder of those men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Stu-Co members collected $595.41 for the Ladies Auxiliary Post 2172 to help with projects for veterans and their families. Members ask that you please display your buddy

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VFW Memorial Day Ceremony Pays Tribute to Fallen

Let us remember…

by Jeff Plotner, public affairs officer for VFW Post 2172 in Gallatin

VFW Post 2172 of Gallatin conducted Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies at the Lyle Cemetery in Gallatin and the Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport on May 26. Representatives from the VFW Post 2172 Ladies Auxiliary, Boy Scout Troop 67, Girl Scout Troop 8057, and US Army Reserve soldiers from the 387th Human Resources Company in Bethany also

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Military Retirees, Where Should They Be?

With Memorial Day earlier this week and May being National Military Appreciation Month, you might want to note what some say are the “Best & Worst States for Military Retirees.” There’s a website, www.Wallethub.com, which compares the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia in terms of 18 key metrics – ranging from taxes on military benefits to veteran job opportunities – which collectively speak to the economic

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Plotner Graduates Magna Cum Laude

Ian Plotner, son of Jeff and Beth (Schweizer) Plotner of Gallatin, graduated magna cum laude from Florida State University on May 3, 2014. Ian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with double majors in International Affairs and Chinese Language & Culture and a minor in Military Science. Ian was also commissioned the same day as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and will report to his initial duty station

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Capital Report: Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

by State Sen. Brad Lager

Memorial Day is a special time when we as Americans pay our respects to those who have paid the highest price for our freedom and given their lives for our country. It is a time when Americans reflect on our past and look to our future as we acknowledge the debt we owe those men and women who, because they so cherish freedom, have taken

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Harold Hennen Shares Military History

Harold Hennen as a young sailor.

by T.L. Huffman

Harold Hennen of Gallatin has had a lot of close shaves and he’s given a few, too, during his 30 years in the military (1951-1981). Twenty of those years were on active duty, and 10 were in fleet reserve. Besides serving on some unique and historic ships, Harold was the personal barber for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Harold’s father, Gordon E.

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Remembering ‘Over There’

Dw.cdrMany movies I see advertised nowadays aren’t worth the trouble it takes to touch a button to record at home, much less shell out the cash it takes to watch it in a theater. But I would recommend you see “Monument Men,” and what better time than over a Memorial Day weekend?

Last December Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt introduced a legislative bill in the Senate to award the Congressional Gold

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Good Thinking: Decoration Day

by Dr. Don Kuehle

Decoration Day, May 30 – a day set aside to “decorate” the graves of fallen heroes with flowers. I remember, as a child, observing Decoration Day. I would go with my mother and grand-mother to visit the cemeteries where our relatives were buries; there, we would place fresh-cut flowers on their graves. We would also place flowers on the graves of those men & women, whom

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