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Tall salute to nation’s war heroes - Brooklyn Paper

Tall salute to nation’s war heroes

Past Commander Bobby Gonzalez, Ladies Club President Theresa Morales and ladies Auxiliary President Rosemary Ball assist with the wreath placement (from left).

The ultimate sacrifice of Brooklyn patriots was recalled during a memorial service presented by Corrigan-Kiernan Memorial Post 8160 in Windsor Terrace.

The solemn salute drew community-wide officers and members to the post base at 1265 Prospect Avenue, where they remembered American war heroes with a pomp-filled program of commemoration, featuring a gun salute the playing of Taps.

The occasion also marked the post’s 62nd anniversary and the eight anniversary of the post’s Ladies Auxiliary unit.

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