Veterans Day remembered by students, vets

Veterans Day remembered by students, vets

LHS senior Erik Chapo played Taps over the sound system today during 5th period in honor of Veterans Day. Links then observed a moment of silence in honor of military personnel who have lost their lives over the years in wars and other combat operations. Principal Mike Wortman also read a traditional announcement over the

Senior Erik Chapo plays Taps over the sound system as part of a commemoration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2011. Principal Mike Wortman holds the phone after delivering a traditional memorial announcement.

LHS senior Erik Chapo played Taps over the sound system today during 5th period in honor of Veterans Day. Links then observed a moment of silence in honor of military personnel who have lost their lives over the years in wars and other combat operations.

Principal Mike Wortman also read a traditional announcement over the intercom commemorating the federal holiday.

Minutes before, a small group of Lincoln military veterans walked quietly past LHS on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 on their way to the Veterans Memorial Garden at Antelope Park, 27th and Normal Blvd. The group was participating in the annual Veterans Walk of Recognition.

Lincoln military veterans walked quietly past LHS on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 on their way to the Veterans Memorial Garden at Antelope Park, 27th and Normal Blvd. The group was participating in the annual Veterans Walk of Recognition. Photo by Jasmine Shirley

Army veteran Sean Lynch walks along Capitol Parkway as part of a Veterans Walk of Rememberance for fallen military vets. Photo by Izzy Lewy

Twenty-one year Army veteran Sean Lynch explained that the group had marched from the capitol and were headed to the memorial to observe Veterans Day. “This is a walk of recognition for all veterans of every branch of every service,” Lynch said. “We do this every year.”

 

 

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