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MOULTRIE, Ga. — John Benning DAR is seeking volunteers to assist Wreaths Across America (WAA) in laying wreaths on the graves of veterans across the country at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Garden of Valor. More than 1,200 locations in all 50 states and overseas will be laying wreaths at this time as a part of the national Wreaths Across America project. The local DAR chapter collected sponsorships for more than 500 wreaths.
No one can tell a story quite like the people who were part of it, especially members of the U.S. armed forces. That's why an Oklahoma veterans organization, Purple Heart Memorial, is working to capture those stories on video to preserve for future generations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Wednesday, Nov. 11, National Beef Packing Company, LLC (National Beef) announced its support of Flags of Valor, a business dedicated to remembering, employing and empowering military veterans, through the purchase of commemorative flags to honor employees who have served in any branch of the U.S. military.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — Local veterans and patriotic groups commemorated Veterans Day Wednesday at the Lewis Hill Amphitheater on the Colquitt County Courthouse Square.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — John Benning DAR will join with the national Wreaths Across America (WAA) organization to honor veterans by placing wreaths on their graves across the country during the holiday season. This is the third year DAR has sponsored this project locally.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) in conjunction with the Northeast Florida Fire Watch Council and the Cohen Veterans Network at Centerstone will be hosting a virtual community call to action to end veteran suicide. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10.
MOULTRIE, Ga. — On Sept. 2, the world will observe the 75th commemoration of the end of World War II. On that date in 1945, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur accepted Japan's formal surrender aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay formally ending World War II. The war in Europe had ended earlier that year on May 8, 1945.