Cadet in Germany receives American Legion medal

Vonore, TN

Air Force Col. Don Edmands Jr. (ret.), a member of American Legion Post 256 in Tellico Lake, recently traveled to Germany to present Air Force Junior ROTC medals to high school cadets.

AFJROTC Cadet Daniel O’Connor is presented the American Legion Scholastic Excellence Medal by Edmandsat Bitburg High School, Germany. Cadet O’Connor is a sophomore from Corpus Christi, Texas. His father, Lt. Col. James O’Connor, is chief of the command post, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AFB, Germany.

The cadets are children of American military servicemembers serving in Europe. They attend a high school operated by the Department of Defense.

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