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Community comes out to show support in the United Veterans Parade Committee of Greater New York march through Throggs Neck

33rd Annual Veterans Day Parade held in Throggs Neck

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Marchers carry 21 folded flags to make the public aware of the 21 veterans who commit suicide every day.
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Grand marshal Christopher Devoy, U.S. Marine Master Sergeant and Vietnam War veteran, marches on East Tremont Avenue during the parade.
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World War II veteran Seymour Goodman’s family honors his memory during the parade.
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Throggs Neck Memorial Unit #1456 American Legion auxiliary marched.
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Our Lady of Assumptions’ Girl Scout and Brownie troops honored our nation’s heroes.
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Gianna Morales (c) won a $250 prize for her composition about veterans. Standing with her were Dana Carotenuto (l) of the veterans parade committee and Anthia Morales, Gianna’s mother.
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Color guards made a formation at the end of the parade at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park.
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Country Club Civic Association members stand together to salute veterans.
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St. Theresa School had a large contingent of students at the parade.
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Cub Scout Pack #182 from First Lutheran Church of Throggs Neck marched with pride.
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St. Benedict’s School in Throggs Neck had a strong patriotic showing during the march.

United Veterans Parade Committee of Greater New York held their 33rd Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck on Sunday, November 12. This year’s grand marshal was Christopher J. Devoy from Edgewater Park, a retired USMC master sergeant. Lining the parade route were students from 15 local schools. The march along East Tremont Avenue, Randall Avenue and the Throgs Neck Expressway service road culminated with a ceremony at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260–4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.
Posted 12:00 am, November 17, 2017
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