Wyakin Warriors Guardian Ball

Posted at 11:00 PM, Dec 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-04 01:00:35-05
Boise came out to dance to some big band music and help local veterans Saturday evening at the Wyakin Warriors Guardian Ball. The local non-profit helps wounded veterans achieve personal and professional success as business and community leaders with the help of mentors and education.
Tonight, They inducted 14 vets, their largest class ever, one of them is their first satellite scholar. she's now studying at Dartmouth.  
"It feels really great I'm so glad that I have the support of my community even though I'm all the way across the country," said Lance Corporal Shawn Gayner.
Along with members of the armed services, world-famous cartoonist  were also there to auction off their work .
6 on your side's Don Nelson and Michelle Edmonds emceed the event.