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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT REGARDING VETERANS DAY

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Politics  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), released a statement honoring our nation’s veterans in advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday.

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A message for Veteran’s Day

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet I always feel weird extolling veterans.  Yes, even on Veteran’s Day.  Not because they’re not deserving, but because it feels an awful lot like self aggrandizing.  You see, in 1993, I enlisted in the United States Navy to be a hospital corpsman.  I am a veteran. I won’t write a column about how veterans [...]

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ASU to hold Veterans Day observance

By   /  November 5, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Col. Yori Escalante

Tweet by Pearlie M Bowser Albany State University will honor all U.S. military personnel and celebrate their service at an annual Veterans Day observance 11 a.m., November 11, on the grounds adjacent to Orene Hall located on the campus. This year’s speaker is Col. Yori Escalante, who serves as the Chief of Staff for Marine [...]

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BISHOP STATEMENT ON VETERANS DAY, RENEWED FOCUS ON FUTURE

By   /  November 12, 2012  /  Politics  /   Comments

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Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released a statement regarding honoring our nation’s veterans on Veterans Day.

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Remember the vets, even if you hated the wars

By   /  November 12, 2012  /  Tom Knighton, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet I have opposed wars. I’ve supported wars as well. Either way though, wars are fought by men and women. Usually, they’re young kids who have enlisted for a variety of reasons, most of which never involve wanting to go and fight a war, even if they know it’s most likely going to happen.

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ASU to hold Veterans Day observance

By   /  November 9, 2012  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Every day, military personnel stationed at installations throughout the world put their lives in harm’s way to protect our freedom. For their sacrifice to our country, serviceman will be praised at Albany State University’s annual Veterans Day observance 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12 between the L. Orene Hall Building and Sanford Gymnasium. The brave [...]

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DARTON STATE COLLEGE TO HOLD VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND REMEMBRANCE DAY NATIONAL ROLL CALL

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet ALBANY – Darton State College’s Office of Military and Adult Education will be hosting a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. in building B, room 101. The ceremony, titled “Darton Salutes: A Tribute to Our Veterans,” will include a keynote address and a reading of the names of those fallen [...]

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