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Ironwood celebrates Veterans Day

 

November 13, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF Ironwood's JROTC battalion, from left, Command Sgt. Maj. Jacquelyn Wiemeri, 1st Sgt. Alyssa Roberts, Capt. Cole Brunell, Sgt. Joseph Lehto, Capt. Emily Carey and Maj. Sophia Halverson fold an American flag Monday during Ironwood's Veterans Day ceremony.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A day after Veterans Day, the community gathered in Luther L. Wright's John Krznarich gymnasium Monday as the Ironwood Area Schools held its annual celebration to honor the area's veterans.

Following the introduction of colors, national anthem and performance by the middle and high school bands, JROTC Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Hayley Jarocki introduced guest speaker, Staff Sgt. Michael Arneson.

A Colorado native, Arneson enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2003 and worked with Chinook helicopters in Afghanistan and Iraq before being assi...



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