Veterans Day gift to Green Mountain High School

Unique friendship between Vietnam Veterans and students leads to a special celebration

Photos by Bob Wooley
Posted 11/12/20

A young masked trumpeter played and former brothers in arms silently looked on as Old Glory was raised under the blue Colorado sky. Members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1071, gathered at …

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Veterans Day gift to Green Mountain High School

Unique friendship between Vietnam Veterans and students leads to a special celebration

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A young masked trumpeter played and former brothers in arms silently looked on as Old Glory was raised under the blue Colorado sky. Members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1071, gathered at Green Mountain High School this Veterans Day to dedicate a 30 foot flagpole they donated to the school. This gift was just the latest in a string of interactions between the school and the veterans group that started six years ago when Social Studies Teacher, Miles Schwartz reached out to see if the veterans would be interested in speaking to his students about their experiences in the war

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