Local veterans honored with Glass Tear Award
Three local Vietnam Veterans were honored at the 3rd Annual Pottstown Veterans’ Community Day.
POTTSTOWN >> Three local Vietnam Veterans were honored with the Glass Tear Hero Award at the 3rd Annual Pottstown Veterans’ Community Day at Memorial Park.
The honorees included Frank Strunk, US Air Force; Captain Robert Boyce, US Navy; and James Sharpless Galloway, US Army.
The honorees and their wives were treated to a breakfast at the Elks Lodge 814 and then escorted to the park in military vehicles where they were presented with their awards.
The Hamilton Celtic Pipe and Drums along with the Pottstown High School JRAFROTC were part of the ceremony along with other military and civilian dignitaries.
The award is presented by the Veterans’ Island Project @ Memorial Park, a group dedicated to keeping the island at the park dedicated to our veterans.
The honorees are from left to right Frank Strunk, US Air Force, and his wife Pam, Captain Robert Boyce, US Navy, and his wife Cheryl, and James Sharpless Galloway, US Army, and his wife Linda.