Veterans Day 2017: SL cop, Army veteran, tells his story to SLHS students

Officer Lance Anderson


This Alta native is a Storm Lake cop and the school resource officer at Storm Lake High. But did you know he’s an Army veteran who served in Iraq in the dangerous position of gunner?

It’s Lance Anderson, Alta Class of 2003. He’s married to Carrie and they live near Hanover with their two sons.

Anderson shared his story with the SLHS student body Wednesday for their annual Veterans Day program. The gist of his message: Don’t think you can’t serve because of your background, your income or your ability level.

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