Entries by Iryna Apple

Honoring a Forgotten Veteran

By PNC Carl Singer Like many other JWV posts, Essex-Preiskel-Miller-Glassberg Post 47 in Northern New Jersey helps maintain veterans’ graves at several cemeteries. Each year, with the help of volunteers […]

The Super Bowl Ticket Surprise

By Stewart Mednick, Department of Minnesota Vice Commander USAA worked with the Jewish War Veterans to award Marine and Army veteran Bruce Legan with a free trip to the Super […]

Irving Locker

Irving Locker recently turned 98. On June 6, 1944 Locker was one of the 156,000 soldiers to storm the beaches of Normandy, landing at Utah Beach. Six months later, Locker […]

Howard Berger

Howard Berger turned 99 in November. His father was a machine gunner in World War I. Berger was working as a salesman when WWII began, but when he noticed many […]

Murray Zolkower

Murray Zolkower, Co-Commander of Post 409 in Dunedin, Florida, turned 102-years-old last month. He was honored at his favorite restaurant, Mission BBQ. Zolkower is a World War II veteran who […]