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Ceremony salutes fallen soldiers
Douglas Dietz, front, of the Joint Honor Guard salutes during ceremonies Memorial Day morning at Warren County Memorial Airport. The annual event was attended by about 200 people. Video highlights are available in the multimedia section of
Rising early to honor America’s fallen heroes, a crowd estimated at 200 gathered Monday at Warren County Memorial Airport to recall those who gave their all for their country.“The purpose to assemble here today is to honor those who loved their families enough and loved what this country stood for enough to give their lives for their country,” said keynote speaker John Mark Windle, veteran and state representative from Overton County. “We still live in the greatest country in the world and sometimes we overlook that. We should not take for granted that the way of life we have in Tennessee and America is not free.