County’s veterans honored


John Prazynski addressed students, staff, and local military veterans Monday at a Veterans Day assembly held at Wauseon Middle School. His 20-year-old son, Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski, was killed in Iraq from wounds inflicted by an exploding mortar shell on May 9, 2005. The elder Prazynski now devotes time to activities and fundraisers that support U.S. troops.

John Prazynski addressed students, staff, and local military veterans Monday at a Veterans Day assembly held at Wauseon Middle School. His 20-year-old son, Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski, was killed in Iraq from wounds inflicted by an exploding mortar shell on May 9, 2005. The elder Prazynski now devotes time to activities and fundraisers that support U.S. troops.


Photo by David J. Coehrs | Fulton County Expositor

The veterans attending the Wauseon Middle School assembly Monday were honored by walking to applause through an aisle formed by students holding American flags.


Photo by David J. Coehrs | Fulton County Expositor

The annual Veterans Day program was held Friday at Swanton High School. Poems read by children, guest speaker Chief Master Sergeant Joseph W. Dempsey, and a video presentation were among the highlights of the event.


Photo by Drew Stambaugh | Fulton County Expositor

Swanton Elementary School students sing “Heart of America” during the Veterans Day program on Friday.


Photo by Drew Stambaugh | Fulton County Expositor

John Prazynski addressed students, staff, and local military veterans Monday at a Veterans Day assembly held at Wauseon Middle School. His 20-year-old son, Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski, was killed in Iraq from wounds inflicted by an exploding mortar shell on May 9, 2005. The elder Prazynski now devotes time to activities and fundraisers that support U.S. troops.

The veterans attending the Wauseon Middle School assembly Monday were honored by walking to applause through an aisle formed by students holding American flags.

The annual Veterans Day program was held Friday at Swanton High School. Poems read by children, guest speaker Chief Master Sergeant Joseph W. Dempsey, and a video presentation were among the highlights of the event.

Swanton Elementary School students sing “Heart of America” during the Veterans Day program on Friday.

John Prazynski addressed students, staff, and local military veterans Monday at a Veterans Day assembly held at Wauseon Middle School. His 20-year-old son, Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski, was killed in Iraq from wounds inflicted by an exploding mortar shell on May 9, 2005. The elder Prazynski now devotes time to activities and fundraisers that support U.S. troops.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/11/web1_veterans-day-2018.jpgJohn Prazynski addressed students, staff, and local military veterans Monday at a Veterans Day assembly held at Wauseon Middle School. His 20-year-old son, Marine Lance Corporal Taylor Prazynski, was killed in Iraq from wounds inflicted by an exploding mortar shell on May 9, 2005. The elder Prazynski now devotes time to activities and fundraisers that support U.S. troops. Photo by David J. Coehrs | Fulton County Expositor

The veterans attending the Wauseon Middle School assembly Monday were honored by walking to applause through an aisle formed by students holding American flags.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/11/web1_veterans-day-3.jpgThe veterans attending the Wauseon Middle School assembly Monday were honored by walking to applause through an aisle formed by students holding American flags. Photo by David J. Coehrs | Fulton County Expositor

The annual Veterans Day program was held Friday at Swanton High School. Poems read by children, guest speaker Chief Master Sergeant Joseph W. Dempsey, and a video presentation were among the highlights of the event.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/11/web1_Vet-Day-Veterans-2.jpgThe annual Veterans Day program was held Friday at Swanton High School. Poems read by children, guest speaker Chief Master Sergeant Joseph W. Dempsey, and a video presentation were among the highlights of the event. Photo by Drew Stambaugh | Fulton County Expositor

Swanton Elementary School students sing “Heart of America” during the Veterans Day program on Friday.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2018/11/web1_Vet-Day-Kids-Sing-Close-up.jpgSwanton Elementary School students sing “Heart of America” during the Veterans Day program on Friday. Photo by Drew Stambaugh | Fulton County Expositor