NCNW, Youth Leaders, Am. Legion Post 1871 host Veterans Day event

(l-r) Lucie Martin, commander Adeyemi Lacrown Oloruntoba, Carmena Shwecke, Norman Thomas, retired colonel Joan Davis, Thomas Sheppard and Shanequa Moore.
Photo by Bafemi Silver

On Saturday, November 9, the north Bronx branch of the National Council of Negro Women, along with with Youth Leaders on the Move and American Legion Post 1871, hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day at Community Board 12’s office to honor the men and women who currently serve and have previously served in the United States’ armed forces.

(l-r) Lucie Martin, Carmena Schwecke, colonel Joan Davis and Shanequa Moore.
Photo by Bafemi Silver

Commander Adeyemi Lacrown Oloruntoba (c) with family members including Carmena Shwecke (to his left) and Shanequa Moore (to his right).
Photo by Bafemi Silver

(l-r) Carmena Shwecke, Thomas Sheppard and Shanequa Moore.
Photo by Bafemi Silver

Amelia Patrice (l) with the NYPD Explorers.
Photo by Bafemi Silver

NYPD Explorers with Lyndrick Nelson (r).
Photo by Bafemi Silver

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