As founding members of the Fauquier Veterans Bridge Council. Post 247 were integral members in the naming and ceremony renaming the Meetze Rd Bridge over US Route 29/17 as the PFC Clay P. Rankin Memorial Bridge. PFC Rankin was a Fauquier native and was awarded the Silver Star in World War I. His Son, Jimmy Rankin and Great Grandson Clay Rankin were present for the honoring.

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