“Fight’s On”

Kevin Thompson’s 30-year Air Force career lifted him from Knoxville to the Pentagon and back home again In 1981, when the Cold War was at its peak and Ronald Reagan had just begun his presidency, north Knoxville native and Central High
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Tip of the Spear

Service as a U.S. Marine helped Bob Sparks rise from rural Appalachia to a life of business and personal success When Bob Sparks enlisted in the U.S. Marines in 1961, the 17-year-old out of southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains
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Welcome Home

Jim Petress shares how service to country led him on a path through medicine Standing in the shadow of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., Jim Petress notices another graying man a few steps away and recognizes the
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