Woodbridge Senior High School Army JROTC Veteran Community Recognition Event

Submitted by: LTC (R) Victor Burnette

Each year the Woodbridge Senior High School Viking Battalion thank local community veterans of veteran organizations, local community veterans, and veteran teachers and staff. It is our effort to teach our school about veterans and is the second year where the cadets recognize a military veteran who continues to give back to our nation and our veterans.

Top Photo: MAJ (Ret.) Eddie Garcia, Board Member of Northern Virginia Veterans’ Organization is accepting the award for¬†recognition of “What Veterans Day Is” by the Viking BN CDR, C/MAJ Lia Torres thanking the veteran audience, The Navy Cruiser Band and the recognition of Community Veteran of the Year (Angela Mcconnell, Ph.D., USA/USAFR, MAJ (Ret.), The SAI, LTC (Ret.) Victor Burnette is also pictured. (Photo Credit: C/2LT Nick Ippolito, Viking Bn S-5)

Mrs. C. Nicole Etienne, Teacher Woodbridge Senior High School, Presents the Purple Star Award to our school for our 1st recertification as a school to assist military dependents. Assisting is C/2LT Sophia Mitolo. (Photo Credit: C/2LT Nick Ippolito, Viking Bn S-5)
The U.S. Navy Cruisers Band