Tennessee Great War Commission recognizes state’s role in World War I

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Hub City plays a part in remembering the Great War.

great-war-commissionThe Tennessee Commission recognizes the Volunteer State’s role in World War I as attendees met Friday night at First Presbyterian Church on North Highland Avenue.

Organizers called it another great opportunity to remember Tennessee’s service around the world.

“In this four-year period that took place a hundred years ago, we’re here to commemorate and remember and do what we can to bring it to people’s attention the sacrifices they made,” Andrew Pouncey, a member of the Great War Commission, said.

Services continue Saturday in Casey Jones Village and the Bemis Museum.

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