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Half-Staff New York Flags – Honoring Richard Pedro

American Flags and New York Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday, January 16th in the State of New York in honor of Richard Pedro. Mr. Pedro served in the US Navy from 1944 to 1947 during World War II. Following his discharge, he began what would become a long career of serving Veterans. Mr. Pedro served as an active member of the American Legion over sixty-five years. His service included being National Commander of the American Legion, Commander, New York State American Legion and 29 years as the Adjutant of the New York State American Legion. In 2012, Pedro was awarded the honorary title of Past National Commander.

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