Kneeling at left, DAV Chapter 171 Commander Ed Gebeault presents a $1,000 check to Amvets Post 4 Commander Francis (Bud) Byington. Behind them are, from left, first row, Mike Byington, Fred Cockayne, Reggie Mott, Jim Gardner, Marcia Watson, Jerry Rubado, Gene Barto; second row, Tim Mattice, Bud Stewart, Harry Covertini, Pete LaFrance, Gordy Hazel.
MASSENA -- DAV Chapter 171 has donated $1,000 to Amvets Post 4 to aid the Amvets Rifle Squad in their efforts to give full military honors to deceased veterans.
The Squad is on call to render this service for any veteran and travels the North Country in performance of this duty.
The men and woman of the squad are dedicated veterans of all branches of the service and perform without fail under all conditions.