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Those Who have left our Order

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Chester Talmadge Walters, 96 of Ashland, VA, a Post 1990 Life member, left our order on July 5th, 2021, He was born and reared in Greene County.

As a Marine, he  served as a carrier-based fighter pilot during World War II and as a M.A.S.H helicopter rescue pilot  in Korea where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Chester Talmadge Walters

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Commander William "Bill" Irwin 71, of Greeneville, a Life Member, has left our Order On March 5th, 2021. Bill was a US Marine Veteran.

Commander "Bill" Irwin

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James “JR” Burgner 89 of Chuckey, a Life Member of Post 1990, left our Order on Friday January 22nd, 2021. J.R. was a veteran of the U.S. Army. who served for 20 years. JR served  in the Korean and Vietnam wars. After military retirement, he returned overseas twice as a helicopter mechanic.

James "JR" Burgner

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James D Alcorn 73, a Life Member of Post 1990,  left us on December 18, 2020. He was retired from the United States Navy and spent 8 years as a NJ ROTC Instructor.

James  D Alcorn

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Rankin Long 95 of Greeneville, left us on November 30, 2020.  He was a Post 1990 Member and a Navy Veteran that  served during WWII.  He was a retired Tennessee State Trooper that served Greene County.


Leander Ed Pryer 79,  a Post 1990 Life Member,  left us on November 25th, 2020.

Leader Ed Pryer


Bobby Dale Collins 72, a Post 1990 Member and  Viet Nam Veteran, passed away October 19th, 2020.

Bobby Dale Collins

Post 190 Arthur Ricker died October 5 20

Arthur Ricker

Arthur Ricker 99, was our post's oldest Life Member, left our order on October 2nd, 2020.


He was  a World War 2 survivor of Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day, which took place on June 6, 1944.

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Dr. Kenneth Susong 92,  a Post 1990 Life Member and  a Korean War Veteran ,  left us on September 23rd, 2020.

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Arthur "Martell" Bible 84, a Post 1990 Life Member, left us on September 6th 2020. He  was retired from the United States Air Force, and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Arthur "Martell" Bible