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  • Audie Murphy Day

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    Name: Audie Murphy Day
    Date: May 13, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    This annual event celebrates the life of Audie Murphy, the most decorated combat soldier of WWII, as well as military veterans and those currently serving our country. This year's events will consist of a variety of speakers, displays and living history demonstrations. Noted speakers include Col. Richard Kaniss, actor Brett Halsey and a WWII encampment by Able Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Actor Brett Halsey has starred in over 100 films and was in To Hell & Back with Audie Murphy. Some of his best known films include Return of the Fly and the Godfather: Part III. He earned a Golden Globe for his performance in Desire in the Dust and for the tv episode "New Star of the Year" in Follow the Sun. For a full program contact the museum or visit our website. Funding for this event is provided in part by the City of Greenville Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax Revenues.
    Fletcher Warren Civic Center & Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum
    Contact Information:
    (903) 450-4502
    All activities held at the civic center are free; a regular admission charge of $6 adults, $4 seniors and $2 students will apply to go through the museum.
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