She’s grateful to the services provided to him through the Veterans Administration in Nashville. “To honor those who gave their lives for all of us, it’s more important to do it now days because less and less people do it.” Night editor and senior writer Deborah Highland is a veteran journalist with 23 years of experience writing and editing both community and metropolitan newspapers.
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While he wasn’t happy about leaving his new wife for parts unknown, Whitman was proud to serve his country, something his father had done during World War II.“I didn’t want to go. It’s the type of place that if you visit and don’t feel something, “you have to be dead,” he said.
But if I was still that age and they called me back, I would go because it is my duty,” Whitman, a Purple Heart recipient, said during a luncheon Monday after a Memorial Day service at American Legion Post 23, where Whitman along with about 300 other people gathered to honor the military.“I’ve got lots of names on that wall,” Whitman said of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. With the support of family and her church, Betty Whitman prayed for her husband’s safe return.
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