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  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    Drive-by Celebrates Vet’s 84th Birthday

    Celebrating vet's 84th birthday

    Members of Post 71 pose with Nicholas DeVito after a drive-by birthday celebration for the 84-year-old Army veteran. Behind Nick, from left, are: Dave Sambora, executive committee; Ed Mahoney, 1st vice commander; Bruce Schwerkolt, commander; and John Hyland, chaplain. Photos by Edie DeVito

    Nick DeVito

    Nick DeVito with Certificate of Recognition from the national commander.

    Argonne Post 71 of Brewster, NY sponsored a drive-by birthday celebration on Aug. 8  for 84-year-old Army veteran and Legionnaire Nicholas DeVito.

    Included in the drive-by celebration were members of the American Legion Post 71, Brewster Fire Department, VFW Post 672, Elks Lodge 2101, New York Legion Riders-Putnam County, Fraternal Order of Police Unit 702, IBEW Local 3 Retirees, Gezers Telephone Retirees, and family.

    Following the drive-by, Post 71 members presented Nick with a Certificate of Recognition from National Commander James W. Oxford.

    Legion Riders

    Fire Department

    Post 71 Vehicle

    Nick DeVito's Family