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April 4, 2017
Commission lists program participants and Special Guests for April 6 Ceremony

Washington, D.C. – The United States Centennial Commission today announced program participants and special guests for “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” on April 6 at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO.

September 10, 2014
East Tennessee full of longtime Medal of Honor tributes (wbir.com)

There's a lot of excitement over this rare gathering of living recipients of the Medal of Honor, but it's worth noting one of the reasons they chose Knoxville for this convention is this area's long history of honoring our...

Son retires from family homestead
July 29, 2013
Son of Sgt. Alvin York to retire from family homestead (wbir.com)

For more than four decades, the son of celebrated World War I Veteran Sgt. Alvin York has shared his father's story. Now the spotlight is on him, Andrew York, as he retires this week from the historic family homestead....

Efforts to Save School
September 2, 2009
Efforts to Save, Restore School Built by Sgt. York Extend Across the Globe

Assistance from throughout the world is being sought to ensure that the school built by World War I hero Sgt. Alvin C. York is saved from demolition...