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Sgt. Earnest W. Davenport - Meuse River–Argonne Forest offensive in France

The Battle that Broke Germany

Cobb County suffered lost sons in the Great War. One-hundred and two years ago, on October 15, 1918, Sergeant Earnest Willie Davenport was killed in action in the Meuse River–Argonne Forest offensive in France. Sergeant Davenport was a son of Acworth, GA. He was twenty-five years old at his death. The battle he died in

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Cobb County Times Nov. 14, 1918

Veterans day: A Short History

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 the Armistice took effect and what was to in these times known as World War I ended. One year later this Armistice was celebrated by the Nation on the anniversary of this date in what would become a National Holiday in 1938.

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Cobb Veterans Memorial Sign Unveiling

A Towering Tribute: To Those Who Serve

The Cobb Veterans Memorial began its life as a tangible part of Cobb County’s future on July 3rd. The Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation gathered Friday morning ahead of the July 4th holiday to unveil the signage announcing the memorial. Attendance included supporters from the community; Mayor Tumlin from the City of Marietta; Cobb County Commissioners

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AJC Article on Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation

Honoring Veterans: High Hopes for Cobb Memorial

Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation gathered in hopes that after four long years of hard work and some delays, they can move forward on their mission.   The construction date is set for 2020 and they hope to begin fundraising very soon. County-approved seed money was released to the Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation last week and

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Marine Corps League presents check to Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation

Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation Receives $2000

On June 3, 2017, Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation received a $2000 check from the Marine Corps League. Marine Corps League, Lance Corporal Skip Wells Detachment 647 Commandant Tony Gasper presenting a donation to Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation President/CEO Major General Jim Bankers, U.S. Air Force Retired. Also at the presentation ceremony are (from left to

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Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Donates to Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation

Chapter 1 Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Presents A Donation

Chapter 1 Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance presents a $1000 donation. President Al Heflin presented a donation to the Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation Team (CVFM), from left to right is Cobb County District 2 Commissioner Bob Ott, CVMF President & CEO Major General Jim Bankers, U.S. Air Force Retired Al Heflin, CVMF Treasurer & CFO Captain

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GVVA Donates to Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation

Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation Off to A Great Start

FEB 8, 2017: Cobb Veterans Memorial off to a great start. Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance Foundation (GVVA) President David Hambrick (left), and GVVA Chapter 1 Director Donna Rowe (right) present a $5,000 donation to the Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation to get it started. The newly incorporated Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation President, Major General James Bankers,

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