Pomfret holds SD celebration for 100-year-old WWII veteran - WCAX

Lysle Chase served in U.S. Navy during WWII. Saturday, friends, family, farmers on tractors, and representatives of several branches of the military gave him a memorable birthday celebration.

"Cars, trucks, automobiles, even tractors came out to Pomfret. Visitors and well-wishers included family, friends, distant relatives and Naval officers who made a point to honor Lysle and his time serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. A color guard marched in the parade, and Commander O'Brien presented Lysle with an American flag, as well as a command coin to give thanks for his service. "His generation really saved America and saved the world from a possible future that none of us would want to be in, so, that's why we're here," O'Brien said.”

Read the Full Story at:

(click logo to be directed to the story)



Comment Below... And find more stories on Water Cooler

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.