Cape Gazette

Post 17 hosts Veterans fishing day

Jun 02, 2014
Photo by: Steven Billups Lewes native John Elliott, a resident at the Milford veterans home, is joined by his wife Jo Ann on the pier. Elliott was awarded the Bronze Star for his action in the U.S. Army.

American Leigon Post 17 in Lewes hosted a day of fishing on the Cape Henlopen pier May 20. Post 17 provided all of the necessary equipment and assistance to the veterans from the Veterans Home in Elsmere, Milford and also vets from the Home of the Brave.


World War II veterans Dominic DeMideo, left, fishes alongside Air Force veteran Len Howell on a beautiful day for fishing. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Jim Dalious, a resident at the Milford veterans home, relaxes on the pier waiting for the fish. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Bronze Star recipient Charles Collins, left, fishes with his friend Stephen Sleepr, both from the VA home in Elsmere. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
Richard E. Scott Jr, a resident ready for transition at the Home of the Brave, spoke very highly of staff and administrators at the Home of the Brave. (Photo by: Steven Billups )
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