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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Military Appreciation Night

Military Appreciation Night

"Like a Hallmark card,” said Mayor Johnson, “we care enough to send the very best.”  His words and sincere sentiment referred to the 27 high school seniors from our community who, after graduation, will be entering the U.S. Armed Forces.  

The Battle Ground City Council recognized the students at last night’s Military Appreciation Night.   The evening focused on the students who spoke about their military assignments, their goals, and their families.  

City Council’s 5th Annual Military Appreciation Night comes during Military Appreciation Month, designated by Congress to ensure that the nation was given the opportunity to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members.

Pictured with members of City Council are (in no particular order):
  • Christopher Anderson (US Army)
  • Christopher Flynn (US Army)
  • Casey Morgan (US Army)
  • Isaiah Neis (US Army)
  • Troy Morrow (US Army)
  • Phenix Bannister (US Army)
  • Victoria Pena (US Navy)
  • Emily Belvin (US Navy)
  • Tyler Demonia (US Navy)
  • Thomas Wirtanen (US Marine Corps)
  • Trevor Meck (US Marine Corps)
  • Curtis Wade (US Marine Corps)
  • Gavyn McIntosh (US Marine Corps)
  • Garrett Baltazar (WA Army National Guard)
Recognized by Council, but unable to attend were:
  • Steven Flynn (US Army)
  • Tristen Mings (US Army)
  • Grant Rich (US Army)
  • Artem Ross (US Army)
  • Hailey St. Peter (US Army)
  • Erik Syvrud (US Army)
  • Kathryn Barnes (US Navy)
  • Richard Meier III (US Navy)
  • Anthonyjay Dancel (US Navy)
  • Jacob Jones (US Marine Corps)
  • Isaac Davisson (US Marine Corps)
  • Zane Anglin (US Marine Corps)
  • Michael Salisbury 
Join is in letting these young people know that their home community supports and appreciates them.  
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