The fallen and missing honored at Follansbee American Legion Post 45’s service

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2023
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Velegol and leaders of the American Legion reflected on the more than 1.1 million American servicemen and women who lost their lives in wars. Keith Brown, American Legion Department of West Virginia vice commander and chaplain-adjutant for Post 45, noted Follansbee natives Emrys Watkins, for whom the post is named, and Salvatore Stillitano were both killed in action while serving in France during World War I. “It’s because of heroes like them, that we’re here today,” said Brown, who read the names of local veterans who lost their lives while...

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