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Veteran humbled by outpouring of thanks

MSGT Christine Lee enters an awards event recently for the U.S. Air Force Reserves. Lee enlisted in 1996 at the age of 29. She is a special education teacher at Lakeside Jr./Sr. High School.

A teacher at Lakeside High School still serves her country after nearly 20 years in the military.

MSGT Christine Lee, U.S. Air Force Reserves, 307th Bomb Wing, said it has been an honor to serve her country in each capacity she’s been assigned over the years, although she will say that Veterans Day is not about her.

“The president asked us to do more with less and less, and he was confident that we would maintain our places of global power regardless of cuts,” she said. “It was hard, so I would like for people to honor our veterans for their really