Kim Harrison has a motto that helps her face each day, borrowed from Maya Angelou: “Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage mean we face our fears. We are able to say, ‘I… More
Walter P. Renner was born 31 December 1921 in Greene County, Tennessee. His parents were Blaine Thomas Renner and Amita Annie Keys. He enlisted 5 December 1942 and died of wounds 21 December 1944. Buried St. James Cemetery, Greeneville, TN… More
With the seventieth anniversary of the American War Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten, Netherlands, this November, there is a new project called The Faces of Margraten. Through this project we aim to give a face to as many soldiers buried or… More
The East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Association honored and remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice at the “2014 Reading of the Names”, Memorial Day – Monday, May 26 at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial. Beginning at sunrise, more than sixty volunteers, including students, veterans,… More
The National Medal of Honor Convention will be held in Knoxville September 10-13.
The South Doyle High School JROTC traditionally visits the Memorial on Veterans Day before marching in the annual Knoxville Veterans Day Parade. Pictured below are JROTC Cadets Trent Ivey and Jonathan Fitzgibbon, who are the brother and cousin of PFC… More