Sharing A Salute

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
WAIKIKI — Sgt. 1st Class Leon Nelson (back row, center) and Staff Sgt. Rob Bertholf (back row, right), veterans with the Army Guard Reserve and Air Force, respectively, raise a salute with 75 fourth-graders at Jefferson Elementary School, here, May 17, during “Take A Veteran To School Day,” an annual event hosted by Oceanic Time Warner Cable and the History channel.<br /> The event, which coincides with Military Appreciation Month in Hawaii, provided an opportunity for the veterans to share stories about their experiences in the military and serving overseas. Students also were able to feel the immense weight of the actual armored vest and helmet Nelson wore on deployment in Iraq. (Photo courtesy Oceanic Time Warner Cable)

WAIKIKI — Sgt. 1st Class Leon Nelson (back row, center) and Staff Sgt. Rob Bertholf (back row, right), veterans with the Army Guard Reserve and Air Force, respectively, raise a salute with 75 fourth-graders at Jefferson Elementary School, here, May 17, during “Take A Veteran To School Day,” an annual event hosted by Oceanic Time Warner Cable and the History channel.

The event, which coincides with Military Appreciation Month in Hawaii, provided an opportunity for the veterans to share stories about their experiences in the military and serving overseas. Students also were able to feel the immense weight of the actual armored vest and helmet Nelson wore on deployment in Iraq. (Photo courtesy Oceanic Time Warner Cable)

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