2018-05-30 / Features

Borough President Katz Hosts Memorial Day Observance



Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on May 24 at Queens Borough Hall in honor of all who have served in our Armed Forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. The Borough President presented Citations of Honor to World War II veteran Kaz Yamaguchi of the Army, Vietnam War veteran Willie J. Burks of the Army and Cold War veteran Ellen T. Mendonca of the Air Force. The event also included remarks from John Rowan, an Elmhurst native who serves as National President of Vietnam Veterans of America. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on May 24 at Queens Borough Hall in honor of all who have served in our Armed Forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. The Borough President presented Citations of Honor to World War II veteran Kaz Yamaguchi of the Army, Vietnam War veteran Willie J. Burks of the Army and Cold War veteran Ellen T. Mendonca of the Air Force. The event also included remarks from John Rowan, an Elmhurst native who serves as National President of Vietnam Veterans of America.

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