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In a sweet coincidence, Jesus came to us during the Christmas holidays. He was an Air Force Vet – so that called for a special visit from Retired Air Force Colonel Hal Smarkola. Hal delivered a final salute, as he does for all of our Veterans, and presented Jesus and his family with a small flag that he folded himself.

Jesus, or Jesse, as he was called, was under the care of Christus Hospice in our Green Room. He served his country as an Air Force Fire Protection Specialist for 20 years and retired as a Technical Sergeant. While in the Air Force he served tours overseas in Korea and Vietnam and was stationed in Alaska, Wyoming, Maryland and Louisiana, receiving various Merit medals.

Jesse and his wife were married 61 years. He was her devoted caregiver during the last years of her life. We were honored to do the same for Jesse.

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