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Soldier makes presentation during county meeting

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A thankful parent presented the Madera County Board of Education with an American flag that was flown in Iraq.

Lt. Col. David Hall, a resident of Eastern Madera County, made the presentation at the Sept. 11 meeting of the Madera County Board of Education.

Hall said the flag was flown onboard a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter of the United States Army during a mission supporting the key leader engagement between Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense and Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, Prime Minister of Iraq.

Hall presented the flag to the Madera County Board of Education in recognition of their support of the military child and a time-honored tradition of taking care of a soldier’s family so the soldier can focus on the mission at hand...


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