(08/21/2010)

Grantsville VFW Post 5959 set a flagpole and raised a flag at the Walnut Grove Church (Barnes Run) in June in memorial of their longtime member and past commander Albert Gale Tanner, who died May 3, 2010

Calhoun citizens marched off in great numbers to serve in America's wars. West Virginia has historically provided among the greatest number of soldiers in the USA.

Many regional vets from World War II to Iraq will receive special recognition Saturday today when the Grantsville VFW Post 5959 and Ladies Auxiliary hold their Eleventh Annual Vets Appreciation Dinner at the Arnoldsburg Community Building.

The event will begin at 11 a.m. All Veterans and their families are welcome to attend. Anyone needing additional information may call Frances Tanner 304-655-8513 or Freda Whytsell 304-354-7185.



Spencer resident Denver Gandee (left) a WWII soldier who was at the Bridge at Remagen attended last year's dinner. - the story told in a best-selling novel by Ken Hechler and made into a major motion picture, reveals a major assault into the center of Germany, the Remagen incident, about the battle for the last bridgehead.


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