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Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Rachel Johnston

Thank you for your example of service and bravery.

If you would like to submit a Veteran of the Week for publication, send the details below, and photos, to [email protected].

Rachel Johnston

  • Branch of Military: Army
  • Length/dates of service: 4 years
  • Hometown: Munising, Michigan
  • City of residence: Palm Coast (since 2012)

She now works from home and is the caretaker of her husband, Gary Johnston.

She also helped start, and wore many hats with, the Flagler Warriors Football Program, as well as raising their two sons.

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Marine Corps celebration

Marines, family and friends are invited to attend the U.S. Marine Corps 246th Birthday Ball. Social hour with cash bar begins at 4, with dinner, ceremonies and dancing 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at VFW Post 8698, 47 Old Kings Road N. Cost is $50. Guest of honor Ray Rice is a World War II veteran. For tickets or more information email [email protected] or call 860-303-3871 or 386-237-4728.

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