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Teaching Kent students about the American flag

Brent Kallstrom and Don Devita held the American flag while two students practiced folding it properly during a Veterans Day service at Kent Center School on Thursday, Nov. 9. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — Nine military veterans whose service spanned from World War II through the Gulf War took part in a Veterans Day ceremony at Kent Center School on Thursday, Nov. 9. 

The presentation in the auditorium and visits by some of the vets to individual classrooms were organized by American Legion Post 153 and Post Commandant (and Board of Education member) Martin Lindenmayer.

All grades of the elementary school were assembled in the auditorium as the veterans marched in, preceded by a bagpipe salute. 

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