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American Legion Post 121 Veterans Day salute

American Legion Post 121 Honor Guard members performed a 21-gun salute for Greenwood Elementary students and staff on Veterans Day. Legion member traveled to River Falls schools to perform ceremonies throughout the day.

Photo by Sarah Nigbor

Post 121 Honor Guard members Monte Hansen (left) and Larry Johnson raise the American flag at Greenwood Elementary School on Veterans Day in River Falls. Photo by Sarah Nigbor

Greenwood Elementary School students stood in respectful silence on Veterans Day as River Falls American Legion Post 121 Commander Missy Hildebrandt talked about military service, the history of Veterans Day and how students can honor veterans (by voting in every election, by thanking them, by respecting law and order, by cherishing the freedoms veterans have fought to preserve, to name a few). Photo by Sarah Nigbor

Greenwood students and staff gathered outside at the flag pole Thursday, Nov. 11 to honor River Falls veterans and learn about Veterans Day’s history (originally called Armistice Day).

Photo by Sarah Nigbor

November 16, 2021