LAWTON, Okla. — Students and teachers from a Lawton elementary school attended a departure ceremony at Fort Sill for about 300 soldiers being deployed to Africa.
The students at Flower Mound School showed support during Friday’s ceremony for soldiers of B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery who visited their school last Veterans Day.
“We brought 17 fifth- and sixth-graders, and we have seven or eight teachers and several assistants,” said Brenda Parker a teacher at Flower Mound, an elementary school in southeast Lawton.
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Dial, the husband of pre-kindergarten