Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

War's End Good, Soldier Says as Troops Withdraw

 

August 19, 2021



‘Look forward and move on’ is what a Lewis County soldier said about troops withdrawing from Afghanistan. He was asked about it six days before the president spoke Monday, August 16.

In a televised address, President Biden said, “American troops cannot and should not be fighting in a war and dying in a war that Afghan forces are not willing to fight for themselves.”

A dozen members of the Fred E. Lomax American Legion Post 127 met August 10, nearly a month before the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Veterans were asked about it because Patriots Day is next mo...



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