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Armed Forces Day celebration set for May 20 at HNHS

An Armed Forces Day celebration is planned on May 20 at the Huntington North High School auditorium.

The program is designed to honor and recognize all those who are currently serving, who have served or who will serve in the armed forces.

Col. Dale Beebe, U.S. Armed Forces Command from Fort Bragg, N.C., will be the keynote speaker.

During the program, which features music by the Huntington North band and the Joyful Songsters, four Huntington North students who will be joining the military after graduation will be recognized.

Those students are Kaleb Dollarhite, Nickolas Clark and Joshua Justice, all of whom will join the Army, and Landen Lescoe, who is joining the Air Force.

The program will begin at 6 p.m. Doors are scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m.

The program is being sponsored by the Huntington VFW Post 2689, American Legion posts 7, 85 and 16, and the Huntington and Roanoke Lions clubs.