Congressman Phil Roe will be the keynote speaker when Rogersville's American Legion Post 21 hosts its 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner on Nov. 8, the Friday before Veterans Day.
Former Congressman Bill Jenkins was the perfect choice to introduce the families of Hawkins County's POW/MIA families who were honored Friday at Rogersville's American Legion Post 21 because he personally knew almost everyone, as well as their family history.
"I remember seeing him one time when I was about five years old the last time he was ever home. ... I thought that khaki uniform was the prettiest thing I'd ever seen. He was my hero then, and he's still my hero." — Ken Collier on his brother, WWII MIA Marion Gale Collier