2006-11-17 / Community

Legion's O'Connell Post Commemorates Veterans'Day

The Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion held a Veterans' Day ceremony at the Doughboy and Doughgirl monuments on Beach 95 Street, commemorating servicemen and women, past and present. Pictured are American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary members taking part in a ceremony held by the Doughboy monument.

Veterans take a moment to honor those who have served and are currently serving in our Armed Forces. Veterans take a moment to honor those who have served and are currently serving in our Armed Forces. American Legion and Knights of Columbus members form a semi-circle around the Doughboy monument during the ceremony. American Legion and Knights of Columbus members form a semi-circle around the Doughboy monument during the ceremony. Monsignor Burke Council #2672 of the Knights of Columbus members, Legion members and their families, and Rockaway residents came together to remember Veterans' Day. Monsignor Burke Council #2672 of the Knights of Columbus members, Legion members and their families, and Rockaway residents came together to remember Veterans' Day. Above: Legion members, including Post Commander Jack Leff and Post Adjutant Jack Dumfort (pictured far right, holding flag) were on hand during the Veterans' Day ceremony. Above: Legion members, including Post Commander Jack Leff and Post Adjutant Jack Dumfort (pictured far right, holding flag) were on hand during the Veterans' Day ceremony.

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