Post 1871’s Memorial Day Services

Legionnaire Auxiliary of the Year Award recipient Olive Glasgow (c) graciously accepted her award from (l-r) Post 1871 commander Adeyemi LaCrown Toba, Councilman Andy King, Senator Jamaal Bailey and former Post 1871 commander Jerome L. Rice.
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Co-op City American Legion Post 1871 hosted its time honored Memorial Day services on Sunday, May 28 at Harley J. Mosley Park.

Legionnaire of the Year Award recipient Llewelyn Waterman (2nd from r) proudly displayed his award conferred to him by (l-r) Post 1871 commander Toba; Joseph Goonan, Leonard H. Hawkins American Legion Post 156 Activities vice commander; Bronx County American Legion commander Tony Salimbene and Councilman King.
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The event saluted local veterans while also honoring the memories and sacrifices of our nation’s fallen service members.

New Post 1871 members Khalil Abdul-Wahhad (c) and Renee Richardson (2nd from r) were honored by (l-r) Richard Fedderman representing Congressman Eliot Engel, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Post 1871 commander Toba, former Post 1871 commander Robert Feliciano and Councilman King.
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