Lessons in Freedom

February is especially important for the town of Riverside. Every year we dedicate this month to our US Veterans. We honor all those who have served to assure our freedom. Make no mistake, we never forget or vets throughout the year, but we make a special effort to let them know just how much we appreciate their unselfish service during this month.

Today the Chronicle woke up to a great treat. Some old friends and war heroes Jake and Craig showed up in a beautiful limousine provided by Raleigh Limo Services. They deserved the royal treatment after what they have been through at war. Craig had just returned from a stint in Iraq as a Medic, and was enrolled for the upcoming summer semester at the Riverside College. After seeing we were preparing for Veterans’ Month he volunteered the following story.