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By Max Erikson

GMS assembly honor vets


November 15, 2017

Max Erikson

SERVING WITH HONOR: GMS students serve area veterans at the school last Thursday.

Goldendale Middle School (GMS) students in the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) treated veterans and their loved ones to a luncheon on Nov. 9, followed by a school assembly honoring those who served our country.

A brief history of Veterans Day was presented by a GMS fifth grader, and each veteran was asked to stand to be recognized for their service. A short bio of each veteran was read, including their branch of service, dates of service, rank and job title, where they were stationed, and what awards and medals they earned.

The GMS band performed for the event, and an honor guard presented the flag during the pledge of allegiance.

About 20 veterans from all branches of service-spanni...

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