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RWC to honor its 51 veterans

In November, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will salute residents who served the country with a Veterans Wall of Honor exhibit in the facility’s Gallery Hall.

 Fifty-one veterans who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and/or the cold war will be featured. Each display includes a photo of the resident in uniform, when available, along with a current photo and short biography.

 One featured veteran is Lt. Col. Robert Longshore, who retired from the U.S. Army, then taught at George Washington University and later moved to RWC in 2016.

“I’m proud to be a veteran,” said Longshore, who completed two tours of duty in Vietnam and later worked at the Pentagon.

 Another is retired Capt. John “Jack” Jennings, who flew a variety of fighter planes with the U.S. Navy, including during a stint in the Reserves.

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