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Veterans share war stories



During the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans event at Richland Northeast Friday February 10, 2017, Vietnam War veteran Lt. Col. Ron Saxton tells RNE students what it was like serving as a ranger in Vietnam. 
Photos by Perry McLeod During the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans event at Richland Northeast Friday February 10, 2017, Vietnam War veteran Lt. Col. Ron Saxton tells RNE students what it was like serving as a ranger in Vietnam. Photos by Perry McLeod

Major Al Hamilton describes his experience as a prisoner of war for nine months during WWII to students at RNE at the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans on Friday February 10, 2017. He has shared his story with students at the Valentines for Veterans event Richland since 2012. 
Photos by Perry McLeod Major Al Hamilton describes his experience as a prisoner of war for nine months during WWII to students at RNE at the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans on Friday February 10, 2017. He has shared his story with students at the Valentines for Veterans event Richland since 2012. Photos by Perry McLeod

During the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans at Richland Northeast High School Friday, February 10, 2017, three war veteran Col. Richard Gimmi talks to a group of students about his service as a bomber and fighter pilot in WWII, The Korean War, and the War in Vietnam. The event was created by Richland Northeast teacher, Perry McLeod, as a way for the students at RNE to show how much they care for the veterans in their community. 
Photos by Perry McLeod During the 6th Annual Valentines for Veterans at Richland Northeast High School Friday, February 10, 2017, three war veteran Col. Richard Gimmi talks to a group of students about his service as a bomber and fighter pilot in WWII, The Korean War, and the War in Vietnam. The event was created by Richland Northeast teacher, Perry McLeod, as a way for the students at RNE to show how much they care for the veterans in their community. Photos by Perry McLeod

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