• Archive for December, 2013

    Gettysburg MoH Convention: More than just a car.

    by  • December 20, 2013 • Uncategorized


    We left Knoxville, bright and early, at 6 in the morning. The drive to Gettysburg was beautiful. Albeit, I slept for most of the eight hour trip. We reached historical, downtown Gettysburg at about 2 in the afternoon. There is something special about Gettysburg, Pa. You can practically breathe in the patriotism from the...

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    Interview with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Uncategorized


    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett welcomes me into his office with a casual “What’s up?” and a fist bump. On the wall of his office in the City-County Building, opposite the large windows overlooking the Tennessee River, is a framed six foot by ten foot American flag. The flag is yellowing with age and...

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    Congressional Medal of Honor flag flies over Knoxville

    by  • December 9, 2013 • Uncategorized

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    More than 100 veterans and civilians stood together in silence as the honor guard handed the Congressional Medal of Honor Society flag to Medal of Honor recipient Col. Joe Marm. He attached it to the flag pole below the American flag and began to raise them both into the East Tennessee sky. The light...

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    Behind the Scenes: Designsensory

    by  • December 6, 2013 • Uncategorized

    While the 2014 Medal of Honor Convention is still more than nine months away, preparations for the convention have been going on for more than a year. Joe Kuczynski, a graduate student in Journalism and Electronic Media, goes to Designsensory to see how this local design firm is shaping the visual feel of the convention.