Medal of Honor recipients to visit Northridge school

Medal of Honor recipients to visit Northridge school
10/5/2017, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

WHAT: Two Medal of Honor recipients who served in the Army during the Vietnam War will
speak about courage, integrity and resilience to hundreds of elementary and middle
school students. The military veterans are among only 76 living recipients of the
Medal of Honor, which is the nation’s highest award for valor in military action.

Their visit is sponsored by the nonprofit Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation,
which promotes the values of courage, sacrifice, service and patriotism.

WHO:             School Board Member Scott Schmerelson
                        Local District Northwest Superintendent Joseph Nacorda     
                        Retired Army Col. Roger Donlon
                        Retired Army Sgt. Melvin Morris
                        Students from Dearborn Elementary Charter Academy and Holmes Middle School
WHEN:          11 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 6

WHERE:        Dearborn Elementary Charter Academy
                       9240 Wish Ave.
                       Northridge 91325    


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