James Rodney Anderson

James Rodney Anderson was  inducted into the US Navy on Jan. 18, 1943, in Memphis, Tennessee.  After receiving his boot training at Great Lakes, Illinois, he was transferred to San Francisco, California, before being shipped out.  Rodney served two years and five months in the Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Dixie

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Whitley family, Rep. David Kustoff

Local community bands together to honor America’s heroes

By Sherri Onorati, Special to The Leader Last weekend, Saturday, May 21, 2022, a large crowd of Tipton County’s leaders, and its citizens met at the Tipton County Museum, Veteran Memorial and Nature Center to honor and recognize America’s heroes – its military – in a joint celebration service of

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Charley Clyde Alsbrook

Charley Clyde Alsbrook entered the U. S. Army on March 20, 1941, and left for Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. About 48 hours later he was transferred to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was there for six weeks basic training then left for Camp Forest, Tennessee. He remained there until January 15,

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Euton B. Anderson

Euton Boyd Anderson (2 Oct 1923 – 11 Sept 1974), the son of Edward F. and Virgie Boyd Anderson of Burlison, enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps at Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 29, 1943. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II from Feb. 12, 1944 until

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