Belleville SAL attends Legion Convention in South Jersey

For the second year in a row, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 attended the American Legion Detachment of New Jersey Convention in Wildwood, representing Belleville Essex County at this 60th state-wide meeting of the organization. With 17 members in attendance at this four-day event, Belleville’s Sons were recognized with a number of awards based on their activity within the community and state. The highlight of the week ended with Squadron 105 proudly marching Belleville’s name down Atlantic Avenue in the Department Parade last day, as seen in this photo. Photo courtesy of Rusty Myers

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