Today’s news:

Military personnel of all ages revel at VFW holiday party

Veterans from every major US conflict, from WWII to Afghanistan and Iraq, and their families came together to honor the sacrifices made by those who have served andcontinue to serve during the Rankin Healey VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post#4785 of Bay Ridge’s holiday celebration.

Among those on hand for the holiday cheer were Fort Hamilton Garrison Commander Colonel Stephen Smith, who was honored for his contributions to the veterans of Brooklyn; Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Juan A. Cáez; and longtime friend of the Rankin Healey VFW New York City Councilman Vincent Gentile.

While there was food, music, and revelry, those in attendance also recalledthose US Troops currently serving overseas who cannot be with their families during this holiday season, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

The Rankin Healey VFW Post is located at 9312 Fourth Avenue in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group