Kingsport city leaders honor veterans, open phase two of memorial

On Wednesday morning the Kingsport community gathered to honor those who have served our country.

The ceremony included speakers like State Representative Bud Hulsey, and Kingsport Mayor John Clark.

In the audience there were veterans representing every branches of the military, and dating all the way back to World War II.

Along with honoring veterans, Kingsport city leaders were also celebrating the grand opening of phase two of the veterans memorial.

Several groups including the city, and Kingsport Tomorrow came together to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for the project.

City leaders say the second phase of the memorial has an emphasis on veterans from our region.

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