Saturday, November 08, 2014

Leo High School Veterans Observance 2014

Jim Furlong and Jim Farrell immediate left to right served heroically in Vietnam.  
 Young Talen Goodwin (9) met four Marines who fought in Korea and Vietna,
 Alumnu President Dan Stecich explained the dedication of Leo Men
 Leo Men are dedicated at the gate.
 They never drop that dedication
 They Honor God and Country
 They Give - Alumni President Rich Furlong reminded us of those who gave all John Fardy (CMOH:pos) and Joe Auman ( Navy Cross post) WWII Marines and Leo Class of 1940.

 Mr5. Cleveland Holden served in Vietnam and honors all who serve with his bugle

 Leo Freshma Vidal sang the National Anthem

 Honor.  When an old man dies, a library burns down - African Proverb

Leo High School thanks the following wonderful people

  • Chicago's Own - The Marines of 2nd Batallion, 24th Marines whose battle ribbons are rooted at Iwo Jima.
  • Bugler and Vietnam Hero Mr.Cleveland Holden
  • The Officers of the Sixth Police District
  • The Montford Point Marines
  • Windy City Veterans
  • Purple Heart Veterans
  • Mr. Pat Roberto of Calabria Italian Imports who has treated our Veterans with refreshments for 12 years running.
  • The Great Steuber Family and staff of Steuber Florists who have donated memorial wreaths for years.
  • The Leo Alumni Association

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