Vilseck High School 18th JROTC Battalion Honoring the Past for a Brighter Future

Submitted by: SFC (R) Prince Young
Photos by: SFC (R) Prince Young

Cadets of the Vilseck High School 18th JROTC Battalion joined the Tower Barracks Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10692 to honor Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice. Cadets traveled provided a Color Guard at the local cemetery in Grafenwhor, Germany and travelled 45 minutes to the Flossenburg Concentration Camp where 2 American pilots are laid to rest. The concentration camp is located outside the city if Weiden, Germany which is close to the Czechoslovakian republic border. The pilots died during the liberation of the camp on 23 April 1945. The photo above is Vilseck HS Cadets and VFW Post 10692 before the ceremony at Flossenburg Concentration Camp.

Cadets during moment of silence to remember those who gave all

Published - FRAGO 2 to USACC OPORD 24-02-008 JROTC National Raider Challenge 071600(EST)JUN24