Friday May 27 2011 comments Meet Our Troops By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Debris from the soccer field swirl into the air as the Black Hawk touches down at St. Joseph Catholic School. Kindergartener Gus Orlando takes a running leap out from a Black Hawk helicopter, as members of the U.S. Army International Guard, Eric Schmidt and Titus Headings stand by during the Meet Our Troops assembly at St. Joseph Catholic School Friday afternoon. Seventh grader Maiah Yanni experiences first hand what it's like to wear a flack jacket, while U.S. Marine Fredrick Lango gives tours of his Humvee during Meet Our Troops at St. Joseph Catholic School. Fourth grader Sarah Pentek, points out the Black Hawk approaching in the distance. Third grader Alex Yanni finds himself a souvenir during the Meet Our Troops assembly. Preschooler, Madeline Mendonsa, 4, captures her own reflection the infrared camera of the Black Hawk helicopter during Meet Our Troops Friday at St. Joseph Catholic School. William Musser reaches up while jumping to touch one of the huge Black Hawk blades. U.S. Marine Fredrick Lango describes driving the Humvee to students at St. Joseph school. Preschooler, Merrick Azzarello, 4, gets the feel of the controls in the cockpit of the Black Hawk helicopter. The Pledge of Allegiance is said before the start of the Meet Our Troops assembly at St. Joseph Catholic School Friday. The Black Hawk helicopter hovers over St. Joseph School making it's awesome entrance Friday.