The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Letters to the Editor

June 16, 2013

Letters to the Editor 6/16/13



Jack Bradford



Flag placements


Dear Editor:

All of the veterans groups from Limestone County would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the many churches, organizations, scouts, troops, school children and individuals who participated in placing the American flag at the graves of approximately 3,000 deceased veterans in 200-plus county cemeteries for Memorial Day.

While groups were assigned to the larger cemeteries, many individuals drove to various locations in remote parts of the county to ensure every known deceased veteran received a flag.

This effort has grown in size and scope over the years and the good people of Limestone County will always honor those men and women who have served our country during wartime and peacetime.

Again, we thank you and commend you on a job well done!


Alabama Veterans Museum

American Legion Post 49

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4765

Marine Corps League Detachment 1166

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 51


Viet Nam Veterans of America Chapter 511

82nd Airborne Association “Vulcans”

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