Special for the AJT Online –
Every year, members from the Atlanta Jewish War Veterans’ (JWV) Post 112 place flags at the graves of Jewish Veterans for Veterans Day. This year the event took place on Sunday 02 November 2014 and hundreds of small flags were placed at Arlington Cemetery, Crestlawn Cemetery and Greenwood Cemetary.
Past post commander Barry Benator led the Post contingent at Arlington Cemetery and was assisted by Don Herrmann, Gabi Jones, Fred Taylor, Stefan Pollack, George Cohen, Abe Goldfarb, Mike Marable, Felicia Marable, Harrison Marable and Jarrod Marable. The Greenwood Cemetery contingent was lead by Post Commander Richard Chastain and Kimberly Davis, Sandy Springs Police Explorer Barbara Jean Shirley, Sandy Springs Police Officer Rodriguez Reeves and Andrew Brodie.JWV Post 112, assisted by members of the Sandy Springs Police Department, placed flags at Jewish War Veterans graves for Veterans Day at Greenwood Cemetery. (from left to right): Kimberly Davis, Police Explorer Barbara Jean Shirley, Police Officer Rodriguez Reeves and Andrew Brodie
The Post also placed flags at Crestlawn Cemetery by Sr. Vice Commander Robert Max, Jay Bailey, George Heart and his eight year old son Avi Heart. At the same time the Post also co-sponsored the twice yearly blood drive at Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta.
Editors Note: The Jewish War Veterans is the oldest national veterans service organization in the United States and maintains posts throughout the nation. For more information, please contact LTC George Heart, Ret. at (404) 8171301 or at firstname.lastname@example.org