You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Army Father Arranges Helicopter Visit At School

CBS Denver logoCBS Denver 10/18/2019 Syndicated Local – CBS Denver
a group of people in a park © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

DENVER (CBS4) — Thanks to his father, preschool student Oliver Ramos won some serious ‘cred’ today with his classmates.

Army Sgt. Charlie Ramos is home between deployments. What better time to make good on parental involvement at the school.

a couple of people that are standing in the grass © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

(credit: CBS)

Sgt. Ramos pulled some strings and reeled in a Blackhawk helicopter from the United States Army. The craft landed in the center of the Clayton Early Learning campus Thursday morning, near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Colorado Boulevard.

a group of people standing in front of a building © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

(credit: CBS)

Clayton students were kept some distance away as it did, some huddled on the playground, others peering through the school’s windows.

a group of people standing around a plane © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

(credit: CBS)

When copter’s rotors came to rest, the first of the Clayton crowd to sprang into place. The students and staff listened to a presentation from the crew, then were escorted for a closer look or a walk through the copter’s cabin.

a group of people in a park © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

(credit: CBS)

Young Oliver, of course, was among them.

a group of people walking down the street © Provided by CBS Broadcasting Inc.

(credit: CBS)

Sgt. Ramos is a member of the school’s Father’s Building Futures program which encourages fathers’ increased presence in the school’s activities and education.

AdChoices
AdChoices

More From CBS Denver

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon