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The annual Veterans Commemoration event at Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill was held Monday. Many displays, speakers and performances taught students about military veterans and active duty military personnel. Robert Ryals of Fort Mill, dressed as a South Carolina militia member during the Revolutionary War, is with the New Acquisition Militia Education Association. He was teaching students how the militia drilled in 1780.
The annual Veterans Commemoration event at Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill was held Monday. Many displays, speakers and performances taught students about military veterans and active duty military personnel. Robert Ryals of Fort Mill, dressed as a South Carolina militia member during the Revolutionary War, is with the New Acquisition Militia Education Association. He was teaching students how the militia drilled in 1780. aburriss@heraldonline.com

Rock Hill's Saluda Trail Middle School's annual Veteran's Commemoration event featured special displays, speakers and performances to teach students about military veterans and those on active duty.

Guest speakers included Robert Ryals of Fort Mill, who was dressed as a Revolutionary War South Carolina militia member. Ryals taught students about militia training in 1780.

Also, U. S. Army Vietnam veteran Ken Hood talked about his experiences in Vietnam as a member of the 173rd Airborne.

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