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HONORING VETERANS

Esther Wheeler, a Marine and a widow of a Marine, watches in comfort from the living room of the PInnacle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Sunday as the Veterans Day ceremony proceeds outside.
Esther Wheeler, working as an aircraft mechanic during World War II.
Shell casings fly as the riflemen fire a salute at the Peace Gardens.
Flags and music were used to honor those from the five different military services that protect America.
Andrew Olsen, a coach at the school and a National Guardsman, talked about commitment to country and about the real heroes in American society. He spoke of a friend who saved other lives while he was dying after an IED attack on a military vehicle.
The VFW provided the flag raising for the Pinnacle School Veteran's Day program.

By john serfustini - sun advocate

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Marine Corps League conducted commemorative ceremonies at the Price Peace Gardens, Pinnacle Nursing, Parkdale Care Center and Heirloom Inn on Sunday.




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