Southern Ute Veteran, Rod Grove, held a discussion with the Boys & Girls Club on Thursday, March 12, where he talked about his military experience and time served during the Vietnam War. He brought in newspaper articles that highlighted important moments from the war, and enticed the kids with his personal stories. The students responded by asking questions, as well as commenting on the war experience from their own family.
Lola Osawe, director of the Tribal Health Department and an Air Force Veteran, visits with the Boys and Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Tuesday, March 10. Osawe describes to the kids how big the plane was she used ride on while she was a medical officer in the military. Osawe showed slides of her tenure in the Air Force to the kids. The slides consisted of pictures of training exercises she participated in.