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Student, Teacher Recognized by VFW

Jessi Becerra, an eighth grader at Gallatin R-5 High School and first-place winner of the local VFW Post 2172-sponsored Patriot Pen Essay Contest, has also won first-place for VFW Missouri District 1. Jessi presented her essay to the district leadership and was awarded a certificate and a $100 check at the district meeting in Chillicothe on Jan. 10.

Each year more than 100,000 students in grades six to eight enter

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VFW District One Meeting

CHILLICOTHE, MO — VFW District One will meet on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m., VFW Post 858 (910 Washington Street). The organization will honor the recent winners of the Voice of Democracy essay, Patriot Pen essay, and Teacher Award. The regular district meeting will follow with lunch at 1 p.m.

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Jessi Becerra Wins Patriot Pen for District

The VFW Post 2172 and Ladies Auxiliary proudly announce the first place winner of the District 1 Competition for the Patriot Pen Essay, Jessi Becerra. Jessi is an eighth grader at the Gallatin R-5 High School. Her parents are Ben and Hope Becerra of Gallatin.

Jessi’s social studies teacher Ryan Beenken encourages his students to participate in the Patriot Pen contest each year to show their patriotism.

Other district winners

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Letter to the Editor: PFC John Macy’s Feature

Dear Editor:

Thank you Tammy for writing and featuring the article for our soldier, John Macy. Not only has John committed himself to serve our country, he has grown as a person and has become a responsible young man. He went from totally not knowing what he was going to do with his life to finding a purpose to do something important to benefit our country.

This training has given

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Remember the Soldiers Away From Home This Christmas

PFC John David Macy, with the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, isn’t sure what he is having for dinner for Christmas as he serves his one year stint in the Army in Korea, but he is confident it will be a pretty decent meal.

“He said Thanksgiving in Korea was good,” said his father Greg Macy. “He has no complaints about Army food.”

Still, it won’t be a home

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Jennifer Acree Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jennifer M. Acree graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air

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Patriotic Pen, Voice of Democracy Winners Announced

Sherri Carder, 2nd place VOD Jakob Axton, 3rd place Aubrey Burns and Retired Army Colonel Jeff Plottner.

The Ladies Auxiliary and Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172 participated in the Veterans Day programs at Gallatin R-5 and Pattonsburg R-2. Both schools did a great service in honoring our veterans. The VFW posted the colors to begin the activities. Then choirs sang patriotic songs, the bands played and speeches were read about

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Military Means Life of Duty, Sacrifice for Gallatin Family

Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month. With two brothers in the Army and their father a retired Colonel, it is fair to say the Plotners represent such a military family from our area.

A Distinguished Military Graduate of the Army R.O.T.C. program at the University of Arizona, Colonel Jeff Plotner, 53, received a Regular Army commission in May 1983. He retired from the Army

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Quilt Guild Does Good

CAMERON, MO — The Piece Corps Quilters Guild of St. Joe recently made more than 53 patriotic-themed quilts, all intended as gifts for those who have served our country. Every quilt was delivered to a veteran at the Cameron VA home on Nov. 11, a day of honor, 50 of them going to the individuals who reside in the Alzheimer’s unit of the home.

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