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Medal of Honor Convention

Medal of Honor ConventionThe Knoxville Medal of Honor Convention will be held SEPTEMBER 10 -13, 2014.
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  • 4 months ago
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Profiles of Courage

Profiles of CourageJoin us in remembrance of the 14 East Tennessee Medal of Honor recipients each week as we share their heroic tales of service and sacrifice.
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  • 4 months ago
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Medal of Honor recipients wrap up their East Tennessee visit

Medal of Honor recipients wrap up their East Tennessee visitEach Medal of Honor recipient made quite an impact on East Tenn., it appears the area made a similar impact on them.
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  • 3 months ago
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Knoxville takes down Medal of Honor society flag

Knoxville takes down Medal of Honor society flagKnoxville will be passing next year's hosting duties on to Boston, Massachusetts
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  • 3 months ago
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Medal of Honor convention ends Saturday with Patriot Award Gala

Medal of Honor convention ends Saturday with Patriot Award GalaThe evening includes dinner and an awards ceremony where four civilians will receive recognition for their support of the military.
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  • 3 months ago
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James Livingston shares his story of extraordinary courage

James Livingston shares his story of extraordinary courageJames Livingston's story of extraordinary courage in combat deserves to be documented.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor recipient autographs are signature moment

Medal of Honor recipient autographs are signature momentHumble recipients of the Medal of Honor shy away from celebrity-status, but know autographs can make a positive mark.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor recipients visit area schools

Medal of Honor recipients visit area schoolsSeveral Medal of Honor recipients visited schools in Knox, Sevier, and Blount counties on Friday. Just like it's been all week, there was a hero's welcome at every school that received a special visitor.
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  • 3 months ago
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MOH convention: Charlie Daniels concert

MOH convention: Charlie Daniels concertCharlie Daniels Band
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Heroes welcomed with tribute concert

Heroes welcomed with tribute concertThe Medal of Honor recipients were honored at a tribute concert at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday night.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Live at 5 at 4

Smoky Mountain Quilters give keepsakes to veterans

Smoky Mountain Quilters give keepsakes to veteransThe Medal of Honor recipients at the convention in Knoxville will go home with personalized quilts.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor: Jake Tapper on award

Medal of Honor: Jake Tapper on awardJake Tapper is a CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent and will receive the “Tex” McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism. We had the chance to talk with Tapper about the honor.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor: Gary Littrell

Medal of Honor: Gary LittrellInterview with Medal of Honor recipient Gary Littrell.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Knoxville greets Medal of Honor recipients with hero's welcome

Knoxville greets Medal of Honor recipients with hero's welcomeApproximately 50 Medal of Honor recipients flew into McGhee Tyson Airport Wednesday, as they prepare for the Medal of Honor Convention later this week.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Man reflects on when president awarded brother the Medal of Honor

Man reflects on when president awarded brother the Medal of HonorWednesday afternoon, Walter Taylor's coffee table was covered with pictures and newspaper clippings about his older brother, Staff Sergeant Karl G. Taylor, Sr.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor recipient talks bringing convention to East TN

Medal of Honor recipient talks bringing convention to East TNKnoxville is a relatively small stage compared to other cities that have hosted the Medal of Honor convention, and it took quite a bit of work to get it here.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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East Tennessee full of longtime Medal of Honor tributes

East Tennessee full of longtime Medal of Honor tributesA selling point to attract the Medal of Honor Convention to Knoxville is East Tennessee's tradition of honoring veterans.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor recipient reflects on service

Medal of Honor recipient reflects on serviceStaff Sergeant Ryan Pitts isn't from the area, but served with Anderson County native Jason Hovater through the battle that took Hovater's life.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Medal of Honor quilts go on display

Medal of Honor quilts go on displayAround 200 East Tennesseans worked countless hours over the past year and a half to create the quilts
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Military

Service & Sacrifice: Medal of Honor classroom pillars

Service & Sacrifice: Medal of Honor classroom pillarsThe stories of America's Medal of Honor recipients are more than lessons in history, they are a study of character traits like courage, perseverance, and self sacrifice.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Generations of Service: Maryville family's military commitment runs deep

Generations of Service: Maryville family's military commitment runs deepThe Price family, of Maryville, can trace 19 service members in the last 4 generations.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Service & Sacrifice: East TN ties to the Medal of Honor

Service & Sacrifice: East TN ties to the Medal of HonorAmerica's highest military award, The Medal of Honor, born in the age of Lincoln, has deep roots in East Tennessee
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
People

Well-known names to be honored at Medal of Honor gala

Well-known names to be honored at Medal of Honor galaSome well-known names will be honored for their commitment to our country and the men and women who protect it.
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  • 7 months ago
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Sgt. Alvin York's family continues his legacy, 50 year after his death

Sgt. Alvin York's family continues his legacy, 50 year after his deathTuesday marks 50 years since the death of one Tennessee's most recognized war heroes. Sgt. Alvin York's family commemorated his death with a ceremony at his gravesite in Fentress County.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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East TN volunteers make quilts for each living Medal of Honor recipient

East TN volunteers make quilts for each living Medal of Honor recipientWhen quilter Kit Brown heard the Medal of Honor convention was coming to Knoxville almost two years ago, she had an idea.
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  • 7 months ago
Military

Service & Sacrifice: One-of-a-kind documentary

Service & Sacrifice: One-of-a-kind documentaryA one-of-a-kind documentary that centers on America's highest award for valor in combat is in the final stages inside a Knoxville production house.
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  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Maryville - Blount

Medal of Honor display greets East TN visitors

Medal of Honor display greets East TN visitorsA tribute to those who've received the military's highest honor for valor is now on display at McGhee Tyson Airport
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago