Riley, veteran to meet with kids

Alabama Gov. Bob Riley will take veteran Lt. Col. Leah Compton on a visit to a fifth grade class at MacMillan International Academy in Montgomery, Ala., where they will interact with students.

The trip is being made as Alabamians prepare to honor veterans on Veterans Day, Tuesday.

Compton served in Iraq as executive officer of the Prattville-based 231st Military Police Battalion.