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Elyria High School JROTC Pays Tribute to Korean War and Former US Navy Member

Elyria High School JROTC
Elyria High School JROTC
Photo Credit: Patti Stiteler
  • Posted on Nov 4th, 2019
  • Story by: SFC(R) Michael Grant
  • 7th Brigade
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ELYRIA, OH -- On 23 October 2019 Cadets and Staff of Elyria High School JROTC gave tribute to a Korean War and Former US Navy Member: JAMES E. ARNOLD Class of 1942 Elyria High School.

JAMES E. ARNOLD

  • US NAVY
  • USS PINTADO #387-PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATATION
  • MARGARET ANN LEBER CLASS OF 1945
  • RECALLED DURING KOREAN WAR AND DISCHARGE AS ENSIGN JG AFTERWARDS
  • WORKED ON SST, 707,727,737, AIR FORCE ONE
  • BOEING AND NASA 1967-1968
  • MINUTEMAN MISSLE SYSTEM, SPACE SHUTTLE HEA TILES
  • RETIRED IN 1984
  • HE PASSED IN MAY 2019 AND WIFE PASSED IN 2012.

Per Family Request to Honor James E. Arnold and his contributions to JROTC & School Donor, the Following Cadets and JROTC Staff paid tribute:

  • CADET LTC WEBB,K. BATTALION COMMANDER
  • CADET MAJ OPEL, N.
  • CADET CPT PRESSNELL, M.
  • CADET CPT COLEMAN, M.
  • CADET CPT LUBERT, J.
  • PVT OTERO, L.
  • PVT ROMERO, A.
  • PVT HENDON,V.
  • PVT MONTAS, C.
  • PVT RIVERA, Y.
  • Senior Army Instructor LTC (Retired) Roy Jenkins
  • Army Instructor CSM (Retired) Christopher Lococo
  • Army Instructor SFC (Retired) Michael Grant


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