7 Brooklyn veterans honored for service during WWII

The veterans celebrated with a dinner, a memorial service and by being presented with congressional certificates of honor.

News 12 Staff

Jun 6, 2019, 9:59 PM

Updated 1,772 days ago

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In recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, seven Brooklyn veterans were honored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries at the Vandalia Senior Center for their heroism and service in World War II.
The veterans celebrated with a dinner and a memorial service. They then were presented with congressional certificates of honor.
They will also have their own flags flown over the U.S. Capitol building.
The group of seven told News 12 that they were happy to be honored and recognized for their service.
 


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