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Friday, November 11, 2016

LOVING VETERANS

VETRANS DAY REPOST


TODAY IS VETERANS DAY.
IT USED TO BE CALLED 
"ARMISTICE DAY."
IT WAS THE DAY THAT ENDED
THE "WAR OF ALL WARS."
(OR SO THEY THOUGHT)
WORLD WAR I.
11TH MONTH
11TH DAY
11TH HOUR
11TH MINUTE

I AM SOOOO GRATEFUL TO ALL
THE VETERANS WHO HAVE SERVED OUR COUNTRY!

MY SPECIAL VETERANS:

JACK BROWN...TEACHER AT ALPINE
JOHN POOL...TEACHER AT ALPINE
Jack:  VietNam & Pentagon  John:  Germany during Desert Storm


MARCUS FLORES...FRIEND FROM FFVF WORKSHOP
 Marcus:  Iraq
Marcus & wife, Deanne, were on their honeymoon when I met them


CLINT DRAPER...FORMER WARD MEMBER
DAD, CARL, WAS MY BISHOP 
Clint:  Iraq & Afghanistan


ERIC AUFFHAMER...STUDENT
 Eric:  Afghnistan
Oh, and the President of the United States


COLBY PARK...STUDENT AT ALPINE
MOTHER, HEIDI, TAUGHT AT ALPINE

 Colby:  Stationed in Italy
Captain at Fort Benning, Georgia


CODY HENSCHIED...STUDENT
Army


JOANNE SYKES...NEIGHBOR, 2ND COUSIN (ONCE REMOVED)
Joanne: Iraq & Afghanistan
Career Army


BRANDON VREELAND...STUDENT
 Brandon:  Afghanistan
(I can totally see him doing this!)




MITCH VREELAND...STUDENT
 Mitch: Afghanistan


JORDAN ROGERS...STUDENT
Jordan...Jordan is a commanding officer in the Marines, serving in of all places, Jordan



KADEN KEELE...STUDENT
MOVED TO PAYSON PART WAY THROUGH THE SCHOOL YEAR
Marines
Stationed in Okinawa


TOM WARNICK...STUDENT
 Tom: Iraq


BRYSON COOK . . . WARD MEMBER
Bryson:  United States Army Cadet Command (ROTC)


MONROE DAUWALDER. . . STUDENT AT ALPINE
Monroe:  United States Air Force Cadet


RYAN KOSKI...STUDENT
Ryan is just starting his military career, Marines


DANIEL HERTIG...STUDENT AT ALPINE
HIS MOM, JILL, TAUGHT AT ALPINE ...RIP, JILL
 Daniel:  Afghanistan


NATHAN BARNES...WARD MEMBER, RIP
Nathan: Iraq
350 West, from Bill Pierce's house, all the way north
(past Kevin and Donna Barnes's house) is named
Nathan Barnes Way


LANDON HENSCHIED...STUDENT, RIP
 Landon:  Iraq & Afghanistan
(wounded, but passed away from cancer)


My dad was stationed in Germany during the Korean War

My Great Uncle Jack was stationed at Pearl Harbor during World War II

Uncle Cecil was a fighter pilot during World War II



 I TOOK THIS PICTURE ON 7-6-12.  
IT WAS THE "MOONLIGHT & MONUMENT TROLLEY TOUR."
ANALEE & I WENT ON THIS THE DAY BEFORE OUR WORKSHOP STARTED.
"PRESIDENTIAL HOMETOURS OF VIRGINIA" 
THROUGH THE
FREEDOMS FOUNDATION AT VALLEY FORGE.