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Rockfish River Elementary School Holds Annual Event To Honor & Remember Veterans

©™2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine / Nelson County Life Magazine : Photos By Hayley Osborne - Nelson Region Photographer : Sawyer Jackson of Greenfield  (2nd from left) is flanked by fellow classmates holding U.S. flags at Rockfish River Elementary School as part of their annual Veteran's Day celebration held Friday 11-11-16. [1]

©™2016 Blue Ridge Life Magazine / Nelson County Life Magazine : Photos By Hayley Osborne – Nelson Region Photographer : Sawyer Jackson of Greenfield (2nd from left) is flanked by fellow classmates holding U.S. flags at Rockfish River Elementary School as part of their annual Veteran’s Day remembrance held Friday 11-11-16.

Afton
Nelson County, Virginia

In what’s become a long standing annual event, Rockfish River Elementary School held its annual Veteran’s Day remembrance this past Friday – November 11, 2016.

Veteran's from various branches of service listen as the Nelson County High Marching Band plays during a ceremony held this past Friday - November 11, 2016 in the gymnasium at Rockfish River Elementary School in Afton. [2]

Veteran’s from various branches of service listen as the Nelson County High Marching Band plays during a ceremony held this past Friday – November 11, 2016 in the gymnasium at Rockfish River Elementary School in Afton.

We’ve been telling you about the time honored tradition since this first web story back in 2007.

©™ 2007-2016 Nelson County Life Magazine / Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photo By Tommy Stafford : Back in November 2007 featured speaker, Captain Jack McNish, (now deceased) Retired U.S. Navy, hands a picture of a submarine to one of the students to show to the audience. McNish told about his time as a commander of the submarine during his time in the Navy. [3]

©™ 2007-2016 Nelson County Life Magazine / Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photo By Tommy Stafford : Back in November 2007 featured speaker, Captain Jack McNish, (now deceased) Retired U.S. Navy, hands a picture of a submarine to one of the students to show to the audience. McNish told about his time as a commander of the submarine during his time in the Navy.

Thank you to veterans past and present for your service!

Click here to look back on past Veteran’s Day events [6] at RRES through the years.