GCA hon­ors vet­er­ans dur­ing spe­cial ser­vice

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To cel­e­brate Vet­er­ans’ Day, the Na­tional Honor So­ci­ety at Grace Chris­tian Acad­emy in­vited lo­cal vet­er­ans to a spe­cial chapel ser­vice hon­or­ing vet­er­ans.

The pro­gram in­cluded an Armed Forces med­ley of tra­di­tional mil­i­tary ser­vice songs. Guest speaker, Chap­lain Mark Ol­son, the Chap­lain of Ar­ling­ton Na­tional Ceme­tery, shared what Vet­eran’s Day means and shared per­sonal sto­ries of men and women he served with who gave the ul­ti­mate sac­ri­fice for their coun­try’s free­dom.

At the con­clu­sion of the cer­e­mony, the vet­er­ans and guests en­joyed re­fresh­ments as mem­bers of the Na­tional Honor So­ci­ety, Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment and Class of­fi­cers were able to per­son­ally show grat­i­tude to­wards each vet­eran, and were able to hear their sto­ries of ser­vice.

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