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Des Moines Metro Cadets Present Colors at Veteran’s Day Memorial

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Des Moines Metro Cadets Present Colors at Veteran’s Day Memorial

 

2nd Lt Sara Mutchler

Assistant Public Affairs Officer

Iowa Wing

 

Van Meter, IA – The Des Moines Metro Cadet Squadron was invited to present the Colors at the Iowa Veteran’s Cemetery during the Veteran’s Day Memorial Service on November 11, 2013.

 

Presenting the Colors for the ceremony were C/Amn Mark C Cox, C/SSgt Justin F. Cox, C/TSgt Matthew A. Cox, C/SrA Aaron G. Cox, and C/TSgt Seth A. Strohmeyer.  Also in attendance from the Des Moines Metro Cadet Squadron was Lt Col Allen Chilcote and from the Des Moines Senior Squadron was 2nd Lt Sara Mutchler.

 

One of the guest speakers, Gov. Terry E. Branstad, Governor of Iowa, was able to speak from his own experiences as a veteran, also.  After the ceremony, Gov. Branstad took a moment to visit with the cadets.

 

To add to the Veteran’s Day event, the Waukee Hy-Vee hosted a breakfast for the veterans.  Gov. Branstad enjoyed dining with fellow veterans.

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From Left to Right: C/MSgt. Seth A. Strohmeyer, C/TSgt. Matthew A. Cox,  Terry Brandstad, C/SSgt. Justin F. Cox, C/SSgt. Aaron G. Cox, and C/Amn. Mark C. Cox

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