Amarillo Veterans Saluted

A group of Amarillo, Texas, veterans were honored yesterdayat a “Take a Veteran to School” program at Austin Middle School. Students and faculty members saluted the hometown heroes with an assembly, followed by lunch in the school library. The gathering offered a way for students to learn more about the history of Veterans Day and about the experiences of veterans.As previously noted, the Amarillo “Take a Veteran to School” day project is part of a national initiative spearheaded by the History Channel. Suddenlink, which provides services to the region, coordinated and ran the local event in conjunction with the Texas Cable Association.