Arlington Veterans Day event salutes those who served

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 06, 2022 9:57 PM CT | Published: November 06, 2022 6:56 PM CT

Olin Pickens, a 100-year-old World War II veteran and former POW was the main speaker. He called being released in April 1945, “One of the happiest days in my life. I got my freedom back.”


Veterans Day Crossing Amphitheater Arlington David Kustoff Harry McKee Olin Pickens Hugh Lamar

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Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.


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