Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Max Cleland, American Hero

He is a decorated, wounded US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, one-time head of the Veterans Administration, and a United States Senator from Georgia. Max Cleland continues to serve as the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Among its other duties, the Commission is responsible for operating and maintaining permanent American military cemeteries in foreign countries. Secretary Cleland spoke at the American Airpower Museum on Tuesday at a reception hosted by Rep. Steve Israel, telling of his own personal history, as well as about the work done by the Commission to honor and memorialize American military personnel killed in combat.

With Congressman Steve Israel

Gary Lewi of the AAM shares a moment with Secretary Cleland

Thanks, Nancy...

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