McMinn County TN and Vet to Vet TN honor 5 Korean War Veterans

Susan Peglow, McMinn County Tennessee’s Veterans Service Officer partnered with Vet to Vet Tennessee to honor U.S. Korean War Veterans during a ceremony Susan scheduled on November 9, 2020 at 0900. McMinn County Mayor John Gentry and District 23 State Representative Mark Cochran participated in the celebration and presented four McMinn County Korean War Veterans with the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador for Peace Medal and Proclamation.

The four recipients are from left to right: William Queen (Army), JC Bledsoe (Army), Alvin Tallent (Navy), Arrants Kennedy (Army). Jerome Reid (Navy) was not present for the ceremony due to health condition but he was presented the Medal and Proclamation at home by Susan Peglow.