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Fort Hamilton hosts annual 9/11 commemoration ceremony

September 14 | Jaime DeJesus

U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton on Sept. 10 hosted its annual 9/11 commemoration ceremony inside the community club to honor those who died in the terrorist attacks that occurred 18 years ago. The event was held with limited personnel due to COVID-19, but many joined virtually on Facebook Live. “For so very many, this is […]

Members of the Salaam Club of New York help distribute turkeys to the service members at Fort Hamilton Army Base. Photo by Arthur de Gaeta

Bay Ridge civic groups help deliver turkeys to Fort Hamilton Army Base

November 20 | By John Alexander Brooklyn Daily Eagle

On Monday, the Rotary Club of Verrazano and the Salaam Club of New York joined forces to help distribute 100 turkeys to the families of soldiers at the Fort Hamilton Army Base. Rotary Club member Ralph Succar, along with Rotary Club President Enrico Ferrara and club members Vincent Nativo, Michael Icobucci and Joseph Speziale handed […]

Korean War Army veterans Thomas Trombone and Angel Rios; and World War II veterans Jack Vanasco (Army) and Rocco Roy Vanasco (Navy). Photos by Arthur de Gaeta

Fort Hamilton hosts annual salute to veterans

November 9 | By John Alexander Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Fort Hamilton Army Base in Bay Ridge held a special ceremony to salute veterans from all branches of the service for Veterans Day. The event took place on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Fort Hamilton Community Club. Fort Hamilton Army Base commanding officer Col. Andrew Zieseniss welcomed guests to the ceremony including Assemblymember Peter […]

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