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Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

Discussion in 'Academy/Military News' started by Freda'sMom, May 4, 2014.

  1. Freda'sMom

    Freda'sMom 5-Year Member

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    What a inspiring tribute, well done Mids.

    The program, renamed the Honor Salute, is now year-round and has grown to include more than 140 midshipmen volunteers who have visited more than 50 veterans in hospice, hospitals, nursing homes and their own homes to offer a sign of respect and a sincere thank-you.

     
  2. ca2midwestmom

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  3. tug_boat

    tug_boat Member

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    Very Nice....

    Very respectful.


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  4. NorwichDad

    NorwichDad 5-Year Member

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    A wonderful program!
     
  5. nofodad

    nofodad 5-Year Member

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    Wouldn't it be nice if this spread beyond USNA.
     
  6. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 5-Year Member

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    Great program! I really appreciate how involved and well-throught out it is too. Great job to the midshipmen from the Naval Academy. Wish the headline was a little less morbid "final salute".... but nothing USNA can do about the Sun's headline.
     

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