AFSCME Local 704

Thanking Our Veterans

Army vet Gary Julius Spencer, left, and Millie Luna of AFSCME Local 1522.

Every Memorial Day weekend, our union holds a picnic to honor veterans living at the state Veterans Hospital in Rocky Hill.

This year marked our seventh consecutive year, and as always, there was plenty of good cheer and good food to go around.

Army veteran Gary Julius Spencer said it best: "I'm having a lovely time." To which Milagro Luna of AFSCME Local 1522 (Bridgeport City and Board of Ed) replied, "We're proud to help out."

Navy veteran David Paczkoski added, "Even after this picnic is over, [we'll] be talking about it for weeks. We appreciate what Council 4 is doing."

L-R: Carol Carney (Retirees Chapter), Navy vet David Paczkoski and Dom Forcella (Local 2836).

Be sure to check out photos of this year's Veterans Picnic posted at the link below.


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