The VFW Poppy Program

By April Thomas, Quartermaster Gentry –Isom VFW Post 2702 The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran’s service organization and Gentry-Isom VFW Post 2702 has been serving veterans in the Huntsville area since 1945. Located at 2900 Memorial Pkwy Frontage Rd NW in North Huntsville Post 2702 is breathing new … Continue reading The VFW Poppy Program

Celebrating Veterans Day

By Susan ChipmanRealtor Legacy Agent, HREPHuntsville Real Estate Professionals      Veterans Day is a federal and state holiday which was set aside to acknowledge the men and women who have served in the United States military.  Veterans Day is a time for us to be thankful to those who have served, standing united in respect … Continue reading Celebrating Veterans Day

Thank You, Really, For Your Service

By Frances AkridgeCity Council RepresentativeDistrict 2Unless we’ve walked in their shoes- or their boots—we can’t imagine the depth of the sacrifice and dedication that it took for our neighbors to serve while on active duty. My appreciation for the depth of service by Veterans grew over time. As a child, I recall worrying about my … Continue reading Thank You, Really, For Your Service

Hail to Our Heroes

By Kenny AndersonDirector Multi-Cultural AffairsCity of Huntsville The fact that Veterans Day is a national holiday is itself a testament to the significance of the honorable service rendered by thousands of men and women who have served in the armed forces. Whether having fought on the battleground at Gettysburg, the beaches of Normandy, a Vietnamese … Continue reading Hail to Our Heroes