Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Rosemary Mariner held a lecture for Constitution Week in Hoskins Library Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
Heroes and Hounds, a program offered at The Humane Society of the Tennessee valley, gives both Veterans and shelter dogs a second chance in life.
The National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call took place in Circle Park on Veteran's Day to honor the 141 fallen veterans and 6,830 servicemen and women who have lost their lives since Sept. 11, 2001.
"Where do you work?" is one of the first questions asked when you meet someone. Your job and career path say a lot about you as a person. First impressions and self confidence are dependent on it. No matter how much the individual likes his or her job, as a society we stereotype people based on their career or lack thereof.
With the Medal of Honor Convention about to kick off in Knoxville I thought it to be an appropriate topic for this week's column. Rather than talk about the details of the event I would like to talk about the meaning of individual awards in the military.