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November 8, 2013

Veterans Day: Colonel Johnston School students forget none

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From left, Spc. Ruben Gasca, Sgt. Rosalin Garrett, Sgt. David Cornelius and Pfc. Christopher Kluber, all assigned to Company C, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, present the colors at Colonel Johnston Elementary School Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday. The Soldiers marched through the school cafeteria which was packed with the students’ Families.

 
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From left, Sandy and Thad Larson, retired Army, read a Veterans Day card their son, Tyler, 7, made for the Colonel Johnston Veterans Day program Wednesday. Each second grade student made a card and necklace for the event.

 
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Staff Sgt. Daniel Turner, 18th Military Police Detachment, hugs daughter Mackenzie, 7, after the presentation of cards and gifts during the Veterans Day program on Wednesday evening. Each Colonel Johnston second grade student, including Mackenzie, presented their active duty parent with a hand-made beaded necklace and card.

 
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Colonel Johnston Elementary School second graders perform the Veterans Day program, “Many Are Called None are Forgotten,” Wednesday evening for their Families. The students recited poetry and sang patriotic-themed songs, including the songs of each military branch. They provided veterans’ names to be posted on a wall in the hallway in honor of their service.




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