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Veterans’ Day Ceremonies

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (l.) presents Pat Toro, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #32 president, with an award during a ceremony at the conclusion of the third-annual Queens Veterans Day Parade in Middle Village Sunday. Photo by Christina Santucci
The family of Lance Corp. Leopold Damas asked that Damas be remembered on Veteran's Day. Damas was killed during a combat operation in the Helmand province of Afghanistan in 2009, according to the Marines. Damas, a Jamaica native, was on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan and served as a rifleman Company G, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 3, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, according to the Marines. The Marine, who joined the corps in January 2006, had previously served two tours in Iraq, from March 2007 to September 2007 and July 2008 to February 2009, the Marines said. Photo by Christina Santucci
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St. Francis Prep School

What: Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club and Veterans’ Day Parade Grand Marshal address

Where: 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd., Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

When: Nov. 10, 10:40 am

Queensborough Community College Remembrance Grove

What: Color guard march and plaque unveiling

Where: Kupferberg Holocaust Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside

When: Nov. 10, 2:30 pm

St. John’s University

What: Observance ceremony

Where: St. John’s, 8000 Utopia Parkway, St. Augustine Hall, Jamaica, NY 11439

When: Nov. 11, noon

Greater Allen AME

What: Memorial service

Where: 110-31 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11433

When: Nov. 13, 11:15 am

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