Veteran Bob Gasche honored with grand send off from North Florida Regional Medical Center

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- Family members and more than a hundred close friends came to honor 94-year-old Bob Gasche as he was moved from North Florida Regional Medical Center into hospice care.

They sent him off with the pledge of allegiance and a rendition of the Marine Corps hymn.

Bob is fighting his last battle against wounds he suffered as a marine during the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.