Veterans Share Their Stories to Students in Orrington 

Seventh Graders in Orrington got a history lesson today from some folks who actually lived it.Veterans stopped by to talk with the students at the Center Drive School about their military experiences.The vets served in different branches of the military, and during different wars.The school also took some time to honor them for their service.Student Rachel Howland says she was happy to speak with the veterans, and wanted to thank them “because they fought for us. Now it’s our turn to be there for them.””Now every chance I get, I’m trying to let the kids know that freedom came with a price and it’s not free.” says George Mathis, who served during Vietnam.He wants to tell his story, to honor his fellow veterans who lost their lives during that conflict.