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We awoke early in the morning on Wednesday at Irene's house in Quinneville — our last morning there. We had a quick breakfast, loaded up the van and said our farewells to our new friend. We picked up Dom at his La Fiere house so that he could travel with us for the remainder of the week. We were off to soak in more of the long history of war in France. 

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The fourth day of the Raider Battalion Cadet’s trip to France saw the group travelling to Mont-Saint-Michel on the southwest side of the Cotentin Peninsula. This would be a day to explore more of the long history of France and the Normandy region while mixing in some Airborne culture as well.  

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NORMANDY — On June 28, six representatives of Richmond Senior High School Army Junior ROTC — Jordan Ballow, Chase Wilson, Billy Wilson, Bryan Wilson, and Mary Ring – all led by retired Lt. Col. Jon Ring, departed for France to visit the World War II monuments, historic battle sites, and key strategic points from D-Day.  

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MARSTON — Seven cadets of the Richmond Senior High School Army JROTC Raider Battalion and a few others conducted a small memorial ceremony and cleaned up around the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion's monument near Lake Kinney Cameron on Saturday — 75 years after eight members of the unit perished in the lake during a training jump.

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