2003-11-21 / Community

JWV, VFW Host East End Memorial Ceremony

JWV, VFW Host East End Memorial Ceremony


On a cold and windy Sunday, members of the Jewish War Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars met at the memorial on Beach 9 Street and the Boardwalk to renew old friendships and to remember those who were no longer with them this year. The ceremony included remembrances of those who died serving their nation as well as those who died in the past year. Pictured, the permanent memorial that stands on the boardwalk at Beach 9 Street.On a cold and windy Sunday, members of the Jewish War Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars met at the memorial on Beach 9 Street and the Boardwalk to renew old friendships and to remember those who were no longer with them this year. The ceremony included remembrances of those who died serving their nation as well as those who died in the past year. Pictured, the permanent memorial that stands on the boardwalk at Beach 9 Street.
Remaining veterans, many of them from World War II and Korea, line up for a Wave photo.Remaining veterans, many of them from World War II and Korea, line up for a Wave photo.Veteran Michael Russelman remembers some of those who died.Veteran Michael Russelman remembers some of those who died.

JWV Commander Merv Berryn at the memorial.JWV Commander Merv Berryn at the memorial.After the memorial ceremony at Beach 9 Street, all of the veterans and their families moved on to Pier 92 Restaurant for a bruch.After the memorial ceremony at Beach 9 Street, all of the veterans and their families moved on to Pier 92 Restaurant for a bruch.

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