First Row: Joe Palmison, Brian Erdelac, Darl Luther, Lester
Ream, Ken Codney
Second Row: Commander John O’Brien, Henry Fratino, Richard
Foxen, Dave Setlock, Ray Stopar, Norm Ricket
Absent from the photo were Jack Johnson and Jack McCoy
Veterans Dinner honors Korean War Veterans
Palmer-Roberts American Legion Auxiliary Unit 214 hosted the
second Annual Veterans Dinner Friday, Nov. 9, at the post home. One Hundred ten
veterans and their guests attended and enjoyed a ham dinner.
The guest speaker for the event was Commander John O’Brien,
USN who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1988 and entered Naval
Aviation Flight Training, receiving his Wings in 1990. He completed two
deployments aboard the USS America and flew 32 combat missions during Operation
Desert Storm. He is currently assigned at the Navy Liaison to the Department of
Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War commemoration Committee.
Fourteen Korean War veterans attended the dinner and Cmdr.
O’Brien personally presented them with their certificates.
Labels: American Legion Post 214, Commander John O'Brien, Korean Veterans Honored