American Legion Military Ball held to honor veterans

Current American Legion in the Bronx commander Robert Feliciano (back row, center) gathers with the group’s previous commanders.
Photo by Laura Stone

On Friday, November 6, the Bronx County American Legion Military Ball was held at Villa Barone Manor to honor veterans for their service. The event included appearances from the state commanders of the American Legion Department, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion, among other Bronx veteran groups.

Dorcedius Davis, (l) Colonel Charles Young Post 398 historian, with Chy Mitchell, the first ever female commander of the American Legion in the Bronx.
Photo by Laura Stone

Pictured above, Current American Legion in the Bronx commander Robert Feliciano (back row, center) gathers with the group’s previous commanders.Photo by Laura Stone

(l-r) John Meola, American Legion 1456 squadron commander; Mike Raheilly, American Legion 1456 squadron member; Bobby Stokes, American Legion Sons commander; William Clancy, American Legion 1456 vice commander; and honoree Joseph Santa Croce (holding a check for his Sons of the American Legion detachment unit) during the military ball.
Photo by Laura Stone

Reach Reporter Steven Goodstein at (718) 260-4599. E-mail him at sgoodstein@cnglocal.com.

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