whitfield ed c 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), today released the following statement regarding Veterans Day, November 11.
 
“On this Veterans Day, I offer my deepest appreciation to the 23.2 million military Veterans currently living in our great country for all they have done to protect our freedom. I also gratefully reflect on those Veterans who are no longer living, or who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the field of battle, who have protected our people for over two centuries.
 
“In the First Congressional District, we are privileged to have a special relationship with the numerous Veterans who were stationed at Ft. Campbell, including the 101st Airborne Division who have served in defense of our nation in every conflict since the Second World War. We are also pleased to be the home of the 160th Special Operation Aviation Regiment (Airborne) and the 5th Special Forces Group.
 
“We must all remember that we remain a global beacon of freedom thanks to the brave soldiers who have ever put on an American military uniform, and we cannot thank them enough.”

SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

ODC All Stars Fall to Muhlenberg

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The Muhlenberg All Stars defeated the ODC All Stars 17-0 Saturday, July 25 at the Greater… Read More

OPS, Kentucky Wesleyan College to Build State-of-the- Art Track, Field Facility

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/15) — Owensboro Public Schools will work collaboratively with Kentucky Wesleyan College to build a… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 23, 2015 14522

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 4895

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 4342

Woman Accused of Striking Juvenile with Metal Belt

by SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 4285

No. 9 Steakhouse Suffers Fire; Owners Vow to…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 22, 2015 3953

UPDATE - GPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Made

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19398

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15451

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 27, 2015 4895

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3565

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1731

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1425

Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1291

Baptist Health Names Regional Marketing, Public…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1224

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released –…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 1176

New Madisonville Public Parking Area Announcement

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1051

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impeded WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 976

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 909

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News