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Travel Award Commitments Presented to Future Marines


January 24, 2019

Photo courtesy of Larry Jackson

The Ben Jackson Foundation awarded Sean Mattmann (center) a Travel Award Commitment on Saturday. Mattmann is a 2018 graduate of New Glarus High School and will be headed to Marine Corps basic training in March. Jen and Larry Jackson presented Mattmann with the award during Winter Fest.

The Ben Jackson Foundation awarded two Travel Award Commitments this past Saturday. Sean Mattmann and Marcus Steindl will be leaving soon for Marine Corps basic training.

Sean Mattmann was awarded his Travel Award commitment at the Winter Fest Veteran's Festival and Reunion. This event has been held annually in New Glarus for the past 33 years.

A 2018 graduate of New Glarus High School, Mattmann enlisted in the United States Marine Corps this past October. "Joining the Marines had been on my mind since my senior year and I finally made a decision to pursue it. I'm doing it because I rea...

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