Corker Honors Life Of David Abshire

Friday, October 31, 2014

Senator Bob Corker released the following statement on the passing of David M. Abshire, former U.S. ambassador to NATO and co-founder of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS):

"I am saddened to hear of the passing of a great Chattanoogan, Ambassador David Abshire. From his distinguished service in the military to his time as ambassador to NATO and as the visionary founder of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ambassador Abshire lived a life of service dedicated to making our country stronger.

Elizabeth and I extend our thoughts and prayers to his wife, Carolyn, and the entire Abshire family."


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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

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Opinion

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Sports

Dan Fleser: Vols Baseball, Basketball Get Top Transfers

Whether it’s entire universities or individual athletes, college athletics continues to be a fluid situation. Something or someone always seems to be moving somewhere. Usually there’s nothing going on during the languid days of late June and early July. But news last week of Southern Cal and UCLA joining the Big 10 Conference in 2024 was a whole lot of something. During ... (click for more)

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