Middle school students learn from veterans

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Fifth grade students listened while Valerie Nelson, former president and current Patriotism chairperson of the Woman’s Auxiliary of VFW Post 6424, presented the “Missing Man Table” on POW/MIA Day at North Branch Area Middle School.

In honor of the prisoners of war who have not returned from battle and soldiers who are missing in action, a place at the table is set to remember the soldiers.  VFW representatives Dwight Benson, Manny Lopez and Carl Anderson presented the colors prior to Nelson’s presentation and shook the hands of the students students as they left the presentation.

In honor of POW/MIA Day, the POW/MIA flag flew under the American flag outside the middle school.

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