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PHOTOS: Steamboat students honor local veterans for their service

Veteran Mike Lozano, who was a sergeant in the Marines and was with the Air Force Reserve, salutes the American flag while directing the honor guard during the Veterans Day program Monday morning at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The fourth- and fifth-grade students sang songs, passed along a little history and thanked the many veterans from Steamboat Springs who have served their country.
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U.S. Navy veteran Mike Arroyo, who completed three tours of Vietnam from 1966 through 1969, salutes the flag while singing along with the fourth- and fifth-grade choir Monday morning during the Veterans Day program at Strawberry Park Elementary School. Steamboat’s recognition of Veterans Day included the program at Strawberry Park and another at Soda Creek Elementary School, as well as breakfast at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, lunch at Casey’s Pond and the dedication of a new World War II exhibit at the Tread of Pioneers Museum.
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Finley Clemmons reads an essay she wrote about her great-grandfather, who was a World War II veteran, during the Veterans Day program Monday at Strawberry Park Elementary School.
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Music teacher Corinne Sommerfeld leads fourth- and fifth-grade students at Strawberry Park Elementary school Monday during a special presentation for Veterans Day.
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Army veteran Fred Sandelin claps his hands after a song during the Veterans Day program at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The program, by fourth- and fifth-grade students, included songs, a little history and a thank-you to Routt County veterans who served their country in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Tina Kyprios, who served in the U.S. Army as an officer with the Military Police Corps, watches a special video presentation that was part of the Veterans Day Program at Strawberry Park Elementary School.
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Fred Garrison, who served in the U.S. Air Force, introduces himself to the students and community members that came out to Strawberry Park Elementary School on Monday for the Veterans Day program.
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Army veteran Fred Sandelin salutes the flag at the end of the Veterans Day program at Strawberry Park Elementary School.
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To reach John F. Russell, call 970-871-4209, email jrussell@SteamboatPilot.com or follow him on Twitter @Framp1966.


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