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Calhoun Community College to honor veterans at annual program

HUNTSVILLE – Dr. Joe Burke, interim president of Calhoun Community College, announced that the college will host its annual Veterans Day Observance this Thursday, Nov. 7, beginning at 10 a.m. The event will be held in the multi-function room of the Math, Science & CIS building, which is on located on Calhoun’s Huntsville campus.

Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Lawrence E. Sturges, a native of Shreveport, Louisiana, will be the event’s featured speaker.

Currently serving as a Financial Advisor with Raymond James, Sturges enlisted in the US Army in March of 1965. He served three and a half years with the 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized) in Germany and at Fort Riley, Kansas. He also served with the 87th Maneuver Area Command (Army Reserve). He has completed 15 years of service with the 3392nd U. S. Army Reserve School, retiring in May 1999, at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He has worked in the field of commercial banking for over 31 years, and has been married for 55 years to his wife Mary. They have two children and four grandchildren.

“Each year, the College hosts this observance as a way to not only recognize Veterans, but to also show support for those members of the Calhoun family that have also served the country with their service in their respective branches of the military, commented Dr. Joe Burke, Calhoun interim president.”

In addition to Lieutenant Colonel Sturges’ presentation, the program will also include the “Salute to Our Veterans”, performed by the Calhoun Chorale as well as a student testimonial.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the end of the program.

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