Van Nest Memorial Day Remembrance

Local elected officials, community leaders, veterans and Van Nest residents paid their respects to all fallen U.S. service members.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The East Bronx History Forum and Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance hosted the Van Nest Veterans Memorial Day Remembrance on Monday, May 30 at the Van Nest Veterans Memorial. The ceremony featured a parade from White Plains Road and Van Nest Avenue to the memorial where participants placed flowers to honor our service members’ memories. The event also included the public recollection of Vietnam War Marine Julio C. Vargas’ final hours as he fought valiantly for his country.

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