East Tennessee veterans remember comrade, advocate Freddie Owens

“The definition of an American patriot, hero and selfless human being: Freddie J. Owens…Rest in peace Sir! Semper Fi”  USMC Richard Junod

On Memorial Day, we remember and honor every man and woman who died in battle, as well as veterans who have passed away.

East Tennessee veterans two months ago lost one of their most active advocates – Freddie Owens, a Vietnam combat veteran. WATE 6 On Your Side reporter Don Dare, himself a Vietnam veteran, talked with those who knew him best.  Click here to Read More

2 Replies to “East Tennessee veterans remember comrade, advocate Freddie Owens”

  1. Good article—Freddie was all that and much more. He was responsible for getting me to go back to the VA—for that alone, I’ll be forever grateful. His love for Jesus was so transparent that a blind or mute person could see or feel the love of our Lord. I look forward to seeing him again.

  2. The definition of an American patriot, hero and selfless human being: Freddie J. Owens…Rest in peace Sir! Semper Fi

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