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Springfield Elementary marks Veterans Day
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Lt. Col. Gentry, guest speaker from Athens, quizzes SES students on Army values for Army National Guard prizes. - photo by Photo by Calli Arnold

In honor of Veterans Day, Springfield Elementary School celebrated their local veterans with a special program Wednesday afternoon, featuring guest speaker, Lt. Col. John Gentry, who spoke to the students about Army Values. The National Guard visitors brought a Humvee and a howitzer to show the children after the assembly. Students also wrote more than 600 letters to service members deployed in Afghanistan.