Renaming Ceremony Photos

He then stopped his speech to salute his fellow veterans of VFW Post 2348: “I want you all to know that I have the upmost respect and enormous admiration for all of you young veterans,” he said.
Rocco giving his renaming acceptance speech in front of VFW 2348.
During his speech, Rocco stopped to salute his fellow veterans of VFW Post 2348: “I want you all to know that I have the upmost respect and enormous admiration for all of you young veterans,” he said
During his speech, Rocco stopped to salute his fellow veterans of VFW Post 2348:
“I want you all to know that I have the upmost respect and enormous admiration for all of you young veterans,” he said
Previous VFW Post 2348 Commander, Mike Mehltretter, and Previous Quartermaster Timothy Irish, carefully handling the American flag and certificate for Rocco Moretto.
The United War Veterans Council presented Moretto with a flag that was flown over Ground Zero, as well as an award certificate for his service Previous VFW Post 2348 Commander, Mike Mehltretter, and Previous Quartermaster Timothy Irish,carefully handling the American flag and certificate for Rocco Moretto.

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Rocco being honored at the renaming ceremony.
Pat Gualtieri, Executive Director,United War Veterans Council with Rocco Moretto and Marleen “Molly” Levi, Director of Communications and Volunteer Manager, United War Veterans Council, presenting a Certificate of Recognition and Authenticity with the American flag that The United War Veterans Coucil carried in the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade in DC.
Rocco Moretto displaying the "The Big Red One" – 1st Infantry Division Insignia and his collection of awarded medals and ribbons, all presented by VFW Post 2348. Rocco is standing with VFW Post 2348 member Andy Cheng.
Rocco Moretto displaying the “The Big Red One” – 1st Infantry Division Insignia and his collection of awarded medals and ribbons, all presented by VFW Post 2348. Rocco is standing with VFW Post 2348 member Andy Cheng.
Previous VFW Post 2348 Commander, Mike Mehltretter, with Rocco Moretto and Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., displaying the $5,000 check presented by Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. to VFW Post 2348 in honor of Rocco Moretto.
Previous VFW Post 2348 Commander, Mike Mehltretter, with Rocco Moretto and Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., displaying the $5,000 check presented by Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. to VFW Post 2348 in honor of Rocco Moretto.
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Rocco with councilman Peter F. Vallone Jr. (District 22)
Rocco and his friend Margie Zwick, who served in the Women’s Army Corps.
Rocco and his friend Margie Zwick, who served in the Women’s Army Corps.
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Rocco with councilman Peter F. Vallone Jr. (District 22)
A poster of Rocco's military career was displayed at the renaming ceremony.
A poster of Rocco’s military career was displayed at the renaming ceremony.
Cakes celebrating the newly renamed VFW Post.
Cakes celebrating the newly renamed VFW Post.
Rocco is surrounded by his family:  His son John His Daughter in Law Ann (John's Wife) HIs two granddaughters: Cara (left) and Jill (right)
Rocco is surrounded by his family:
His son John
His Daughter-in-law Ann (John’s Wife)
HIs two granddaughters: Cara (left) and Jill (right)
Rocco all smiles at the VFW 2348 renaming ceremony.
Rocco all smiles at the VFW 2348 renaming ceremony.
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