“TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO AT THE CALL OF THEIR COUNTRY, LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR,
ENDURED HARDSHIP, FACED DANGER, AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF SIGHT OF MEN
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 11:00am – 12:15pm
1319 East New York Avenue, Brownsville Brooklyn at Pitkin Avenue, East New York Avenue & Legion St.
Howard Teich, Founding Chair, Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative
Mark Jaffe, President & CEO, Greater NY Chamber of Commerce
Honor Guard, Presentation of Colors & National Anthem Fire Department of the City of New York
Invocations & Opening Prayers Champlain Jacob Goldstein, Colonel, Retired USA William H. Williams, SFC, Retired USA
Patriotic Music & Readings Brownsville Ascend Public School Choir Brownsville Collaborative Middle School
Remembrances & Reflections NYC Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel Raul Rothblatt, NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton’s Office Rudy Crew, President Medgar Evers College
Dr. Roy Hastick, Founder Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce Bill Tingling, School News Nationwide David Goldberg, Commander of Jewish War Veterans, Kings County Council Ryan Hegg, U.S. World War I Centennial Commission NYC Parks Dept.
Oath of Enlistment Terrance Holliday, Colonel, Retired USAF
Reading of Names on WWI Memorial Wall Rita Schwartz, V.P. Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative