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Veterans Day presentation at Whitefish High School

by Casey Kreider - Daily Inter Lake
| November 9, 2023 11:00 PM

The Veterans Day Community Event is held at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

    Dr. Emily Fleming, who served as a physician in the Air Force, speaks at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Shawn Osborne, a pastor at Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork who served with the Air National Guard, Army Rangers and as a Navy Chaplain, speaks at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Members of the Whitefish High School Band and Orchestra play Armed Forces Salute at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Members of the Whitefish High School Band and Orchestra play Armed Forces Salute at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Whitefish High School principal Kerry Drown gives the opening remarks at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Muldown Elementary School students Simon Binford and Mikaela Woomer recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the audience at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Members of the Lion Mountain VFW Post No. 276 salute as the Whitefish High School Choir sings the National Anthem at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    A candle and red rose sit atop The Missing Man Table at the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. The Missing Man Table was dedicated to the 359 servicemen still missing from the Battle of Tarawa, a three-day battle in November 1943 where 1,020 United States servicemembers lives were lost. The candle's flame and the rose serve as reminders of the lives of each of the missing and their loved ones who keep the faith. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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    Tom Nugent, Senior Vice Commander with Lion Mountain VFW Post No. 276, salutes after setting a Marine dress cap at The Missing Man Table during the Veterans Day Community Event at Whitefish High School on Thursday, Nov. 9. The Missing Man Table was dedicated to the 359 servicemen still missing from the Battle of Tarawa, a three-day battle in November 1943 where 1,020 United States servicemembers lives were lost. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
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