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QFF 2021-11-12
Posted on Nov 12th, 2021

             Quick Fact Friday
National Veterans and Military Families Community
As we close out this week of Veterans’ Day by honoring those who have served our nation, let’s also remember that November is National Veterans and Military Families Month. According to census data, 5.9% of the population of Mount Pleasant is comprised of veterans. World War II veterans comprise 5% of our veteran population with Korean War veterans at 7%. Approximately 38% of our current veterans served during the Vietnam War with nearly 50% having served in the Gulf War.
According to local historian and teacher Miss Cindy Clark, “We tend to think only of those in uniform, but in a military family, every member serves in one way or another. Though we can never repay the debt we owe to those who serve, we can, at the very least, remember them during this month and reach out to their families in small ways through simple acts of kindness, whether in word or deed”.  Well said, Miss Clark!
For more information: https://www.patriotspoint.org
The Town of Mount Pleasant Historical Commission releases Quick Fact Fridays about the history of Mount Pleasant and about the Commission, its programs and activities. Historical facts are drawn largely from the Our History section of the Town's website and the Commission's own Mount Pleasant Historical website and app. Follow their links by clicking on the images below to discover what makes Mount Pleasant such a distinctive historical place! To receive Quick Fact Friday messages click here to subscribe. Email us at kmiller@tompsc.com if you're interested in learning more about a particular Mount Pleasant history topic!
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