The assembly was a unique opportunity for students to meet and talk to Guelph Veterans and learn first-hand about the many sacrifices our veterans have made to preserve peace and democracy.
In attendance was Sgt. David Noonan – Vietnam War Vet – Marine Corp, Able Seaman Michael Bladon – Korean War Vet – Navy, Corporal John Ewasick – UN Peacekeeper – Cyprus/ NATO Forces, Corporal Moe Ferris – UN Peacekeeper – Egypt - Navy, Rifleman Jacques De Winter – UN Peacekeeper – Cyprus, Captain Rod Pettigrew MMM (Member of Military Merit), CD (Canadian Forces Decoration), 11th Field Artillery Regiment RCA, Craftsman Ted Ford – Royal Canadian Electrical/Mechanic Engineers, Sgt. Major James Stoneburgh – Canadian Army, (Canadian Forces Decoration) CD, 11th Field Artillery Regiment RCA, Bandsman Chuck Merry – CD (Canadian Forces Decoration), Royal Canadian Ordinance Corp WW 2, 11th Field Artillery Regiment RCA and Master Warrant Officer, Deputy Sgt. Major 31 Brigade Battle School - Edwin Haugen – 11th Field Artillery Regiment RCA.