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Sharing stories, sharing a bond

  • Photo by Michael Andrews
World War II veteran E.W. Forrester, center, shares stories with fellow military men Sky Soldier team members Cliff McKeithan, left, and Mike Holland, right, outside the Ellijay Lions Club Friday, Nov. 9. Forrester, a former resident of Ellijay, fought with the U.S. Navy in WWII. McKeithan is a retired U.S. Army Lt. Col., while Holland is a retired Marine colonial. The two Army Aviation Heritage Foundation pilots were in town to display an Army Huey helicopter outside the Lions Club after flying it over the downtown Ellijay Veterans Day ceremony earlier Friday. Forrester, now a resident of Dalton, attends the local Veterans Day service each year, said event organizer Sam Burrell.
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