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'Celebrating American Heroes" observed at CCCC's Siler City Center

Click to enlarge,  Jay Stobbs, retired Army veteran from Chatham County, was ceremony leader for the 2019 Veterans Day observance at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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Click to enlarge,  The Jordan-Matthews High School Band, under the direction of Justin Harper, provided music for the Veterans Day program held Nov. 5 at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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Click to enlarge,  The Jordan-Matthews High School Band, under the direction of Justin Harper, provided music for the Veterans Day program held Nov. 5 at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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The Jordan-Matthews High School Band, under the direction of Justin Harper, provided music for the ... (more)

Click to enlarge,  Thomas Glendinning, a Marines veteran, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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Thomas Glendinning, a Marines veteran, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance ... (more)

Click to enlarge,  Dennis Lewis, who served as an Army Colonel, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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Dennis Lewis, who served as an Army Colonel, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance ... (more)

Click to enlarge,  Andy Wilkie, an Army veteran, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

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Andy Wilkie, an Army veteran, was among the speakers at the 2019 Veterans Day observance at the Central ... (more)

Click to enlarge,  Della Newkirk, CCCC Lead Instructor, BELL Academy, gave the welcome and sang a Faculty/Staff Tribute.

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Della Newkirk, CCCC Lead Instructor, BELL Academy, gave the welcome and sang a Faculty/Staff Tribute. ... (more)

11.11.2019College & CommunityCollege General

SILER CITY - "Celebrating American Heroes" was the theme of the Veterans Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Central Carolina Community College Siler City Center.

This event began at 10 a.m. and included student presentations.

Ceremony leader was Jay Stobbs, retired Army veteran from Chatham County. Stobbs, a West Point graduate, served as a commander in the Army Corps of Engineers and as a Physics teacher at the U.S. Military Academy.

Also providing remarks were three veterans - Thomas Glendinning (who served in the Marines and is a seven-combat veteran), Dennis Lewis (who was an Army Colonel - a 28-year veteran including 11 years at Fort Bragg with several overseas assignments), and Andy Wilkie (who served in the Army and his experience has included U.S. Army Reserves, Fort Bragg paratrooper, and parachute packing instructor).

The event included patriotic music by the Jordan-Matthews High School Band under the direction of Justin Harper.

Della Newkirk, CCCC Lead Instructor, BELL Academy, gave the welcome and sang a Faculty/Staff Tribute.

The observance was intended to offer gratitude for deserving men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces and for the year-round sacrifices of service members and their families.

For more information about CCCC, visit the website www.cccc.edu.