Ironwood JROTC honors veterans


November 16, 2023

P.J. Glisson/The Globe

MEMBERS of the JROTC program at Ironwood's Luther L. Wright K-12 School demonstrate how to fold a flag at a Nov. 10 Veterans Day program in the John Krznarich Gymnasium. Clockwise from left are Cadet Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. John Balchik, Cadet Staff Sgt. Joseph Lauzon, Cadet Pvt. Grace Lundquist, Cadet Staff Sgt. Mark Jaunzems, Cadet Capt. Nathan Jaunzems, Cadet Sgt. 1st Class Alexandreya Schiller, Cadet Staff Sgt. Skyla Ballew and Cadet Pvt. Skyleigh Pulkas. Not shown, but explaining the process from the podium was Cadet Pfc. Kodie Nowicki.


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IRONWOOD - A Nov. 10 Veterans Day program at Luther L. Wright K-12 School in Ironwood was anchored in large part by members of the school's JROTC program.

Emcee Cadet/Col. Abigail Lauzon of the JROTC led the program, for which U.S. Air Force Sgt. Colin Clausen - an LLW graduate - was the guest speaker.

"Service is not just a word," said Clausen, explaining that it is a way of life.

"Service doesn't end when we take off our uniforms," he said. "For many of us, we're just beginning."

He added that service members enter a variety of fields such as nursi...

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