NASHVILLE – Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be joined by Commissioner of Veterans Services Many-Bears Grinder on Monday, October 8th in a wreath laying ceremony in honor of Sgt. Alvin C. York. It is the 100th anniversary of Sgt. York’s heroism at the Battle of Argonne in France where he led an attack on a German machine gun nest. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and is one of the most acclaimed soldiers in U.S. history.
The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. CST at the Sgt. Alvin C. York Gravesite on Cemetery Road in Pall Mall, TN.
WHO: State Senator Ken Yager and Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder
WHAT: Wreath Laying Ceremony for Alvin C. York
WHEN: Monday, October 8, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. CST.
WHERE: Sgt. Alvin C. York Gravesite, Cemetery Rd., Pall Mall, TN 38577