Andrew Bruington directs Delta Middle School choir members as they sing “America the Beautiful” (above). On the right, veterans Gerald Harding and Howard Roberts exchange pleasantries. Roberts is 93 and a decorated veteran of World War II. A stint with the 101st Airborne took him through Europe. He later became a member of the Air Corps. Below right, Nick Shepherd welcomes Delta Mayor Ed Sisson and wife Sharon to the Veterans Day assembly at Delta Middle School. Sisson is a U.S. Navy veteran. Below is Nolan McCauley of Olathe, who says he has “bragging rights” as a veteran of the Korean War.