Borough President Diaz Salutes Local Veterans

Army veteran Angel Bosques was honored by Borough President Diaz (r).
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In honor of Bronx Week, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and his Veteran Borough President Veteran Advisory Council co-hosted the Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Monday, May 13 at Maestro’s Caterers. The event honored Max Bendich, a 104-year-old U.S. Army veteran of World War II, U.S. Navy veterans Vicki Bello and Arthur Grabiner, U.S. Army veterans Angel Bosques, Cedric Smith, Tashany S. Myers and sergeant first class Julio A. Rosas.

The borough president joined honoree Max Bendich (r) in a cheer for veterans.
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U.S. Navy veteran Arthur Grabiner (l) proudly accepted his citation of merit from Diaz.
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Army veteran Tashany Myers graciously accepted her citation from Diaz.
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Sergeant first class Rosas (l) was honored by the borough president for his service.
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Army veteran Cedric Smith (l) was honored with a Citation of Merit.
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Navy veteran Vicki Bello happily accepted her citation from Diaz.
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