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By Dave Barta
For the Sentinel 

Middle school celebrates veterans



HONORING VETERANS: Rochelle Gammon, a former Royal Canadian Air Force lieutenant, speaks to Goldendale Middle School students Thursday at their annual Veterans Day luncheon and assembly.

GMS students hosted 35 guests, most of whom were veterans, for their annual Veterans Day luncheon and assembly on Thursday, Nov. 8. Teachers and parapros from the middle school provided lunch, which was served by members of National Junior Honor Society and the Leadership Class. In all, 27 of the guests were veterans from the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine, U.S. Navy, and one guest from the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Following The Star Spangled Banner and O, Canada as played by the GMS band and conducted by Doug Siegel, Nate Patton, U.S. Coast Guard career veteran spoke of some of the unexpected things that happen in the military, namely delivering a chil...

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