Veterans honor Nov. 11 at Winged Memorial

Boy Scouts of America Troop 211 walked from their post on City Island to the Veterans Day ceremony at the Winged Victory Memorial in Pelham Bay Park
Photo by Aracelis Batista

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 continued their Veterans Day weekend festivities with a special ceremony at the Winged Victory Memorial on Saturday, November 11. The cermony is held every year at 11 a.m. in commemoration of Armistice Day, the day the Allies and Germany signed an Armistice signaling the end of World War I.

Korony American Legion Post 253 3rd vice commander Edward McGee played the trumpet as part of the color guard during the ceremony.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Reach Reporter Sarah Valenzuela at (718) 260-4584. E-mail her at svalenzuela@cnglocal.com.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 211 held the flags with members of the American Legion Post 253.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

(l-r) AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Number 38 members Fannie Sclafani and Marie Montalto at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Winged Victory Memorial in Pelham Bay Park.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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