Veteran's Day is next week and Goodlettsville Elementary got a jump start on honoring the men and women who served the country. 

Handshakes from 3rd Graders in Blue Blazers welcomed the veterans and visitors for the day's celebration. A performance included songs and dances designed to make the veterans understand their service is not forgotten. 

The school honored 85-year-old James Oldham who grew up just a few blocks from Goodlettsville Elementary. He joined the Marines and eventually earned a Purple Heart fighting in the Korean War. 

Seeing these 7 and 8 year olds in red shirts praising the country he fought for made his day.

The kids were proud of what they did too. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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