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Veterans Day celebration

The students and staff of C. W. Ruckel Middle School recognize more than 45 active duty and retired military members as they stand during a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. Military members participated in the ceremony and provided individual presentations to classrooms about being in the military. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart).

Veterans Day celebration

Military members listen to the C. W. Ruckel Middle School student choir sing “We Will Stand with You,” prior to the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. More than 45 active duty and retired military members, from all branches of service, spoke to individual classrooms about what they do in the military. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)

Veterans Day celebration

C. W. Ruckel Middle School students and staff line the hallways clapping and cheering for military members as they walk to the school's gymnasium for the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. More than 45 active duty and retired military members, from all branches of service, participated in the annual celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)

Veterans Day celebration

More than 45 active duty and retired military members, from all branches of service, listen to the keynote speech during the C. W. Ruckel Middle School Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. Military members spoke to individual classrooms about what they do in the military. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)

Veterans Day celebration

Airman 1st Class Zackary Case, 96th Maintenance Group, talks to students about his role in the military during the C. W. Ruckel Middle School Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)

Veterans Day celebration

Senior Master Sgt. William Garrick, 33rd Fighter Wing, quizzes students at C. W. Ruckel Middle School during the annual Veterans Day celebration in Nov. 9 Niceville, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)

Veterans Day celebration

A patriotic sign hangs outside of a C. W. Ruckel Middle School classroom as a part of their annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 9 in Niceville, Fla. More than 45 active duty and retired military members, from all branches of service, participated in the ceremony and gave presentations to individual classrooms about being in the military. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kristin Stewart)