Welcome, New Members

On Friday, June 30th we inducted some new members to our Post.  The ceremony was attended by a number of friends and family of the new inductees, as well as some of our current members.  Here are some pictures of the evening.

 Past Cmdr. Joe Farina presided over the induction ceremony.
Commander Bob Schiela presents the new members with their Catholic War Veterans Celtic cross pins.
1st Vice Cmdr. Frank Sommerlad hands each new member a star from a decommissioned American flag.
Officer of the Day, Sal Foti closes the bible and secures the alter at the conclusion of the meeting.
Deacon Tony holds the bible as our new members take the oath.
State 1st Vice Cmdr. Bruce Lubkeman presents a prayer book to the new members.
Joe Farina hands our prayer cards featuring St. Sebastian, to all in attendance.
After the ceremony, our own Don Plunkett displays some of the medals he’s won participating in the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

And here they are – the new inductees of 2017.  We welcome you all to our Post and hope you enjoy your time with us.  You can click on any of the pictures for a larger view.

The new members of Post 386 are, from left to right – standing:
Primo Antonucci, Thomas Wohlrab, our Commander Robert Schiela, Fr. Bill Damroth, Colin Schmitt, Ken Lancaster.
seated:  Albert Naclerio, Michael Carpentieri, Maj. Kathleen Sileno, Alex Franco and William Vesely.