Elementary school holds Take a Veteran to School Day

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He's been coming to the Veterans Day assembly for nine years.

"We should honor the veteran because they took the call to go when we needed them". I still feel the patriotic pride and sense of service that exemplified my experience.

"Red symbolizes hardiness and valor; white signifies purity and innocence; and blue represents vigilance, perseverance and justice", she said. The Veterans Day event was created to honor those who are now serving, have served or have been lost. The band will play the National Anthem. Veterans Day is set aside on the 11th day of the 11th month every year to honor the countless Americans who have left their homes and loved ones to serve our nation honorably through military service during times of war and times of peace. He says all veterans are invited to a countywide veterans appreciation breakfast at the Terrace View Event Center in Sioux Center from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 10th. When Grant retired from the military in 2014, he was more motivated than ever to complete his education. The three were escorted into the school's gym by a beaming Isabella Harding, a fourth grader at the school and Josh's daughter. She has an uncle who has Army service. "Just seeing everyone that has come out and we're just here to thank them really".

As part of the program, music teacher Kayti Heller direct Talkeetna Elementary students in the singing of "You're a Grand Old Flag". "This is a good opportunity for military organizations to educate kids about the flag", he said. The event is sponsored annually by the Natrona County United Veterans Council. Her father and two uncles are veterans, she said.

Knitter said being part of the event was fun, and wonderful, and she hopes to continue to bring awareness to veterans on and off campus, especially on Veterans Day, which she believes is meant to pay respect for the ones who fought for her and that she is "paying it forward".

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 274 prepare to perform casualty evacuation drills with support from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 167 during a training operation at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue, N.C., March 9, 2017.