Celebrating my family’s service to the U.S. Army. A century of active and in-active federal government service.
“Always remember those who protect and preserve our independence”
“I can’t help but get choked up every time I think about my family.”
Serving in: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War and in the countries Germany, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Afghanistan and others.
By: Janet (Hedrick) Stewart
As a young teenager I wrote an article appearing in the Morristown Gazette-Mail reporting the military career of my brothers and how proud I was of their service and commitment, with another article in The Rogersville Review in 2009 honoring their continued service that included two nephews. After seeing the article request for honoring our veterans 365 days a year, I had to tell their story again.
My father Pryor Hedrick was born in Grainger County on February 14, 1897. He…
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