World War II Veteran to be Escorted Monday, May 27; Community Encouraged to Stand Along Escort Route with Flags

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Wilson County oldest veteran is turning 100 years old, and Mt. Juliet Police will escort World War II Veteran Max Anderson and his wife, Flossie, to his centennial celebration this Memorial Day. The celebration will be held during a special closing ceremony for the “Honoring Our American Flag” display, organized by the local Exchange Club and American Legion, on Monday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. Juliet Train Station.

During the escort, the community is encouraged to stand along the escort route in a display of patriotism, support of our country’s Veterans, and appreciation for Mr. Anderson’s service. The escort will begin at 1:30 p.m. near N.W. Rutland Rd (near First Baptist Church) and travel northbound on North Mt. Juliet Road to East Division Street. The community should anticipate a minor traffic delay on North Mt. Juliet Road while the escort is underway.

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This Lebanon Democrat article provides more details into Mr. Anderson’s celebration: Wilson’s oldest veteran to be celebrated Memorial Day