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Honoring those who served

By Sid Burns

A newly combined Jewish War Veteran (JWV) Post# 265 (Century Village East) and Post #606 (Coral Springs) was merged to form the West Broward Post #606.

The new Post #606, held its first meeting Sunday, December 18th in Century Village East.

The meeting was called to order by Alan Paley, Quartermaster. The swearing in of the officers of the new post included Commander, Richard Rosenzweig, Senior Vice Commander, Robert Newman, Junior Vice Commander, Debra Stern, Quartermaster, Alan Paley and Chaplain, Richard Berg.

The merging of the Ladies Auxiliary of Post #265 with Post #606 was discussed and was tabled for a later meeting.

The JWV of the United States of America is an organization which was created in 1896 by American Civil War veterans to raise awareness of the contributions made by Jewish members in military service. It’s the oldest active national veterans service organization in America.

For information about the JWV, call Commander Rosenzweig at 301 370-0725.

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