Media Advisories

Governor Haslam to Memorialize Six Tennessee Service Members

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 07:01 am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Tennessee Military Department Major General Terry “Max” Haston will memorialize six Tennessee service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Warrant Officer One Sean Mullen, Staff Sergeant Stephen New and Staff Sergeant Daniel Lee were killed in action while serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2013-2014. 

Major Howard Andre, Jr. and Staff Sergeant Lawrence Woods were missing in action (MIA) for several decades before being recovered and laid to rest in 2013-2014.

Tennessee Forestry Commission to Meet May 29

Monday, May 19, 2014 | 01:28 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Forestry Commission will meet May 29 at 1 p.m. CDT at Agricenter International,  located at 7777 Walnut Grove Road in Memphis, Tenn. The meeting will take place in the main office board room. 

The agenda includes approval of previous meeting minutes, consideration of proposed tree seedling production and prices for 2014-2015, a report on recent industry visits, and updates on the Tennessee Residence tree project, state forest timber sales and proposed federal legislation to support and encourage careers in logging.