Archive for Thursday, December 18, 2008

Veterans share experiences with Basehor high-schoolers

December 18, 2008

Members of the Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 of Basehor presented their annual Living History program Dec. 5 to the students and faculty of Basehor-Linwood High School.

During the presentation, veterans shared their wartime experiences with the audience with the mission to boost patriotism among youthful members of the community and to remind everyone to respect and guard American freedoms earned by earlier generations.

Among the speakers pictured left to right were Hank Nahrebeski, Bruce Adams, Mike Mann, Fred Box, Wilbur Grisham, Daniel Stueckemann, Harry Lewis. The men represented the Vietnam War, World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, Desert Storm and the Iraq War.

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