Archive for January 26th, 2011

January 26, 2011

Vancouver to Celebrate Future Soldiers

by lewwaters

Every year, all across America, High Schools graduate a senior class. Young men & women beginning their lives and moving into adulthood. Some go on to college. Some move on to technical schools. Some enter the workforce right away.

Many are recognized for their scholastic or athletic abilities by receiving scholarships to further their education in universities and are celebrated in small banquets held by donor groups.

Some graduating seniors choose a different path, a path of sacrifice and service to our country, often under the harshest of conditions in faraway lands. They enlist in the Military, embarking on an adventure that will guide them through life, whether they make a career out of it or serve a single enlistment.

Those young men & women are being celebrated in some communities as well, as seen in the video from Times Square in 2008.

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