SAN ANTONIO, TX -- The Brackenridge High School JROTC Golden Female Color Guard had the honor of Presenting the Colors in support of the Marriott Rivercenters’ Veterans Recognition Ceremony. This was an event to honor the Veteran Employees of the Marriott, as well as Veterans around the world. Mrs. Loris Menfi, the General Manager and Mrs. Shanique Sandmann, the Director of HR Operation’s expressed their gratitude for the service and sacrifices of Veterans, and applauded the Color Guard for their exceptional support.
Cadet Captain Adrianna Hernandez, Echo Company Commander, and Cadet First Lieutenant Mariah Castillo, Charlie Company Executive Officer, had an opportunity to address the entire campus population during the morning announcements to honor our nations Veterans.
They shared a bit of history dating back to when Congress approved what was once known as Armistice Day, as the official day to honor all American Veterans.
They thanked all Veterans and their families for their service to our Nation, and reminded everyone that FREEDOM IS NOT FREE!