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Veteran's program at Bloomfield

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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World War II veteran 91-year-old Paul Helms, at left, of rural Bloomfield, stands during the playing of the Army theme song at Thursday's Veteran's Day program at Bloomfield Junior-Senior High School. At right is his son, Eugene Helms.
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Bloomfield Schools conducted a Veteran's Day program on Thursday afternoon.

Several veterans showed up and were honored.

To see a list of other programs scheduled for veterans click on Community Notes on the home page.

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Oaklene McIntosh, of rural Bloomfield, covers her heart during the playing of the National Anthem at the Veteran's Day program Thursday afternoon at Bloomfield Junior-Senior High School. Her husband, Wayne, was one of two World War II veterans who attended the ceremony.
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Lt. Commander Frank Starr, Naval Science instructor for the Bloomfield Junior-Senior High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) program, was the guest speaker for the Bloomfield Veteran's Program on Thursday afternoon. He filled in for Purple Heart recipient Brandon Veatch, a BHS graduate, who had to cancel because of a personal emergency. Starr, who served 22 years of active duty, talks about the many sacrifices that military veterans make to preserve this nation's many freedoms and liberties.
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The Bloomfield Elementary School third-grade students led the Pledge of Allegiance during Thursday afternoon's annual Veteran's Day program at Glover Gymnasium at Bloomfield Junior-Senior High School.
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World War II U.S. Army Veteran Wayne McIntosh listens during the Pledge of Allegiance that was recited by the Bloomfield Elementary School third grade class. McIntosh is 87.
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Thanks Nick.

-- Posted by ironmountainman on Thu, Nov 8, 2012, at 9:04 PM


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