GENERALLY SPEAKING: Week of November 17
WOUNDED WARRIORS TOUR BROOKLYN AND THE CITY
It was a whirl-wind Veterans Day week for some wounded warriorsthat came to New York for the first time from the Brooke ArmyMedical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Their tour and itinerary wereput together by FDNY Community Coordinator LyndaThompson. Along with WW II Navy veteran HowieDunnMikeMoylan and Army veteran Thomas Kane
We attended a fund-raising dinner at Giando’s on theWilliamsburg waterfront. During the dinner, warriors and otherslooked out large windows facing the bay where a FDNY fireboatexecuted a geyser salute.
The American Legion Amity Post presented the Colors and an honorguard from the Knights Templar flanked the warriors as they enteredthe ballroom. Also attending were Fort Hamilton Garrison CommanderMike GouldSylviaLaughlinMarty Golden andCouncilmember Vinnie GentileJoe Keeler