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Honoring our own Veterans

 

May 31, 2018



We stood on the lawn in front of the Escambia County (Ala.) Courthouse Monday morning as Retired Marine Col. Charles Jackson read the names of the 175 county residents who lost their lives during military duty protecting our country.

We watched as surviving family members made their way to the specific memorial of the war where their relatives died. It's a touching ceremony.

Jackson did say he was glad the 'honor roll' had not been increased over the past several years as fallen veterans from World War I to the current War on Teriorism where honored.

We don't know if it's by chance, coincid...



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