Monday, February 25, 2013

Wyoming Area Honors Veterans
Date: 11/8/2012 Album ID: 1564513
Photos by Tony Callaio
Members of the Exeter VFW 833 pose for a photo with Wyoming Area Superintendent Raymond J. Bernardi. Seated, left to right: Frank Onda, Joe Kleback, Dave Voda, Max Marcus. Standing: Sam Ferrero, Joe Fedor, Bernardi, Len Benfanti, Jack Brogan.
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The Dupont VFW 4909 Honor Guard presents colors.
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John Gambino, Dupont, a member of the Dupont VFW 4909 Honor Guard, listens to feature speaker, Sgt. Major Patrick Tracy of the United States Marines.
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Marine Sgt. Major Patrick Tracy, a Pittston Area graduate, was the featured speaker at the annual Veterans Day program at Wyoming Area.
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Max Marcus, a Vietnam Vet, spoke on the Vietnam Veterans' Wall in Washington, D.C.
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The Wyoming Area Chorus, under the direction of Narda Sperazza, sang a patriotic choral medley.
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West Wyoming resident, Frank Napkora, who served his country from 1955 - 1992, takes a moment during the patriotic medley song by the Wyoming Area Choral group.
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All in the family for the Bertis from West Pittston. Veteran Lou Berti is with his daughter Janis Berti-Blannett, seated left, and his son, Louis Berti and his wife Charlene, the Wyoming Area Secondary Center librarian.
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Wyoming Area staffer, Marie Maranaca, poses with her father, veteran James Chimento, alone with John McGovern, a senior at Wyoming Area.
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James Chimento, near, and Sam Greek Guarnieri, read letters from Wyoming Area students on what a Veteran means to them.
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Charlie Sciandra, right, a school board member at Pittston Area, was a special guest of Wyoming Area Superintendent Raymond J. Bernardi. Sciandra brought along his father Charlie, Sr. a Veteran himself.
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Wyoming Valley Korean War Vets. Seated, left to right: Bob Alper, Victor Habib, Anthony Oliveri, Joe Petraser. Standing: Jerry Guarnieri, Brian McHugh, Joe Sincavage, George Handzo, Lou Wierznusz.
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Some of the former soldiers gathered for the 11th annual Veterans' Day program held at Wyoming Area Secondary Center honoring area Vets.
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Sam Greek Guarnieri places the US flag into it's holder as he took part in presenting the colors.
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Frank Napkora, dressed in one of his uniforms, is seated with fellow Vets during the program held at Wyoming Area in their honor.
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