School Honors Veterans

Posted: November 10, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Veterans talked to Oakdale Middle School students Friday about duty and country at an assembly celebrating Veterans Day.

Fast Facts

Veterans Day

Sunday is Veterans Day which will officially be observed Monday.

There are an estimated 22.7 million veterans in the United States.

Source: U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs

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