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40+ Year Army Reserve Career Helps Long Be ‘Twice the Citizen’

Forty years ago, the Vietnam War had come to a close, ending the military draft. Still Dave Long wanted to do his part to serve his country, and thus began a lengthy career in the United States Army Reserve. My brother joined the Army in 1967 during Vietnam,” said Long. “His friends were being drafted […]

78th Annual Memorial Day Service Pays Tribute to Heroism

The Memphis community enjoyed a warm, sunny Monday morning for the celebration of the 78th Annual Memorial Day Service on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958, joined by the Memphis Community Players hosted the event. Spectators gathered on the west side of the city square to pay […]