Battlefield chief hanging up his ranger hat

Nancy De Gennaro, The Daily News Journal, April 29, 2016 After nearly four decades with the National Park Service, Stones River National Battlefield’s Chief of Operations Gib Backlund hung up his ranger hat to retire. His official first day of retirement is Monday. He recently sat down with The Daily News Journal…

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Stones River Battlefield marks the 153 Anniversary

Nancy De Gennaro, The Daily News Journal, December 26, 2015 MURFREESBORO — Stones River National Battlefield will sponsor a series of programs starting Saturday and running through Jan. 3 to commemorate the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Stones River. The Battle of Stones River was fought Dec. 31, 1862,…

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Wreaths Across America, December 12, 2015

Wreaths Across America honors our fallen military hero’s by placing a simple wreath at the grave of a Veteran in remembrance of their service to the Nation.  Over 600,000 Wreaths are placed each year at 900 national cemeteries. Just over 650 wreaths were placed on various graves throughout the Stones…

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