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Celebrating Our Independence

The Housing Hour July 1, 2015



Women of the Home Front- Bonus interview (CLICK HERE)

We celebrate our country’s birthday by interviewing two WWII veterans and discussing the 70 birthday of the Oak Ridge Pool.

Celebrating Our Independence

1st Segment: William C (Bill) Lane flew a  CARGO GLIDER, CG-4A, “WACO” during Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands.  It was the largest airborne operation up to that period of the war.  Bill tells the story and how he earned his purple heart.

bill lane200gliderGi’s inspect a crashed glider during Operation Market Garden

                          bill lane2 Bill receiving Purple Heart.

2nd Segment: Richard Gallaher was a farm boy from Kingston Tennessee. After Pearl Harbor was attached, he enlisted in the US Army and left college. Richard retells his story of his transition from rural USA to the US Army. richard

3rd Segment: Kevin and Mark discuss the 70th birthday of the Oak Ridge pool.  In the 1800’s it was known to travelers as the refreshing waters of Cross Springs, today it’s known as the refreshing waters of the Oak Ridge Pool.
Read the interesting history of this iconic swimming hole:…/oak-ridge-pool-turns-70/


Mortgage Investors Group and The Housing Hour would like to honor our countries independence by thanking all our military veterans and those who are currently serving our country. We understand and are so grateful for the sacrifices you have made for her freedom. MIG would also like to honor the memory of those who have died defending our nation and their families who have given so much for her defense.
Happy 4th of July and God Bless Our Country!

Plus Bonus Interview:

Women on the Home Front- Elsie Gilford



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