Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Bellport High School Memorial Monument Dedicated

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, a m. a  Vietnam and Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom Memorial Monument was dedicated at the Bellport, NY, High School on Beaver Dam road in Brookhaven hamlet.
The monument commemorates and perpetuates the memory of those former students who lost their lives in Vietnam 1964-1975, and Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom, 2001.
John J. Foden, 1943-1968
Richard P. Frasca, 1942-1968
Joseph E.R. Neal, 1946-1968
Thomas A. Palladino, 1950-1970
Bruce Richardson, 1949,1970
William Wells, 1947-1967
Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom
James E. Lundin, 1987-2007

Bellport High School principal Timothy Hogan
Welcomes participants

BHS History Club students
Mary Glennon & Abigail Surita
unveil monument

Past Commander VFW Post 8300 Jim Vaughn &
members of the Post dedicate monument

Participants included: Erin Malloy, BHS History Club advisor;
Ron Kinsella, community representative on the committee;
Mary Glennon; Jim Vaughn; Abigail Surita;
Erin Delitto, representing Congressman Jim Bishop; & Timothy Hogan.

The Memorial Monument Committee consisted of Nelson Briggs (South Country School District), Mary Glennon, Regina Hays (BHS), Timothy Hogan, Ronald Kinsella, Erin Molloy, Abigail Surita, and Jim Vaughn.
Click for copy of dedication program

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