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Haslam to honor 3 slain servicemen from Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, TN (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam will honor three slain Armed Services members from Tennessee during a ceremony in Nashville.

Haslam is scheduled to honor the servicemen at a ceremony Friday at War Memorial Plaza.

Pfc. Cecil E. Harris of Shelbyville was killed on Jan. 2, 1945, while serving in World War II. His remains were recovered in September 2013. Harris was laid to rest on Oct. 22.

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Pfc. Lotchie Jones of Jasper went missing on or about Nov. 2, 1950, during the Korean War.  He is believed to have died on Feb. 28, 1951. Jones was not identified until 2014, and he was laid to rest on March 6.

Spc. Frederick Z. Greene of Mountain City was killed during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009.

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