Letter to the Editor

Veteran grateful

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Dear Editor,

I think I could speak for all the veterans who attended the McCook Elementary Salute to Veterans program on Friday, Nov. 9th. I wanted to send out a big thank-you to Principal Tim Garcia, coordinator Linda Wood, the entire elementary school staff, student body, the McCook High School band/Mrs.Priebe and the Central Starz for all that they did to make the program so special.

In visiting with the other veterans in attendance, we all greatly enjoyed the festivities and getting to interact with the elementary students. The program was very entertaining and well organized. I think it made each and every one of us proud to be veterans.

As a veteran, it is a great feeling to be recognized and appreciated for our service to our country.

I also enjoyed being invited into the classroom to share our military experiences with the students. I had the honor to speak to Mrs. Sydow's first-grade class. The students were great listeners and asked very good questions.

Again, THANK YOU from a grateful veteran.

BU1 Bill Saalfeld

USNR "'Seabees"


McCook, Nebraska

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