Happy Veterans Day


Michael’s JROTC unit marched in the annual “Salute to Veterans” parade in downtown Charlotte this morning.  It was perfect weather and a great turnout for the parade.  Charlotte really has a beautiful downtown area.  I should get down there more.


Those with a sharp eye (or maybe my Dad) will pick out a difference on Michael’s epaulets…

Just before the parade Michael was promoted to the rank of Corporal – skipping Private First Class altogether (much to the chagrin of most of the second-year cadets who did not obtain Corporal until the end of their first year).


There were lots of interesting participants in the parade but I have to show off this one for my Mom.



A group of 60+ cheerleaders still going strong.  Smile

Happy Veterans Day to everyone and Thanks, Dad.  Your grandson appears to be following in your footsteps.

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