East Bronx History Forum, VNNA Salute Veterans

Bronx County commander Tony Salimbene (l); Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253; deputy inspector Ernest Morales (4th from l), 42nd Precinct commanding officer and Bernadette Fererra (r), Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance president.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

The East Bronx History Forum and Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 11 at Van Nest Memorial Park. The event featured a wreath laying ceremony and special recognition for former commanding officer of the NYPD’s Transit District 12 and current 42nd Precinct commanding officer deputy inspector Ernest Morales who served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Ernest Morales (l) proudly accepted his award from Tom Vasti, East Bronx History Forum vice president.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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