High school diplomas awarded to 11 veterans

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It took awhile, but 11 veterans finally got their own “Pomp and Circumstance.”

The Solano County Office of Education presented 11 high school diplomas — seven to living veterans and four to their next of kin — during their annual Operation Recognition (OpRec) ceremony on Friday.

OpRec is a nationwide program that honors and awards honorary high school diplomas to U.S. veterans and Japanese-Americans who could not formally graduate from high school due to wartime circumstances.

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