World War II veteran Rocco Moretto celebrates his 90th birthday today. The birthday is the second milestone this month for the New York veteran. Two weeks ago Rocco was honored at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post that bears his name in remembrance of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. Continue reading “D-Day Vet Turns 90”
On Thursday June 12, 2014, Rocco attended the Army Birthday Gala in New York City during Army Week. The Army celebrates it’s 239th Birthday today. To celebrate, Rocco helped to cut the Birthday cake with U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno and Pfc. Louis Angelici.
On June 6, 2014, Rocco was honored on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day at the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post that bears his name. Family, friends and members of the Post gathered to celebrate his military service during World War II and in D-Day. Rocco was presented with a portrait of his 1944 war photo, which now hangs proudly at the Post. He was also awarded with three proclamations. In addition to the 70th Anniversary, Rocco celebrated his 90th Birthday, complete with cake and champagne. Continue reading “Rocco Moretto Honored on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day”
Rocco Moretto Post 2348 will host a 70th Anniversary D-Day Celebration on Friday June 6, 2014 in honor of Rocco Moretto. The even will take place at 6:30pm at 31-35 41st St, Astoria, NY 11103