Leonard Rokaw, 2nd Lieutenant

Leonard Rokaw, 2nd. Lieutenant United States Army   Leonard Rokaw, a WWII veteran, and a Shore Area resident for nearly 80 years, recently joined the respected cohort of American CENTENARIANS — the growing group of America’s senior citizens who have passed their 100th birthday. Born September 29, 1921, in Brooklyn, New York, Len grew up […]

Vinnie Soviero, Sergeant, USMC

Vinnie Soviero, Sgt. United States Marine Corps   Sergeant Vinnie Soviero served in Vietnam in an airborne unit where he maintained and operated 30 and 50 caliber machine guns on the ground and in the air.  He was honorably discharged as a sergeant from the USMC.  After serving in the USMC, Mr. Soviero joined the […]

Jack Sarnoff, Pfc. – Medic

Jack Sarnoff, Pfc. – Medic United States Army   Pfc Sarnoff is a World War II Veteran. He enlisted in the Army on June 14, 1943,  where he was a medic until his honorable discharge on March 4, 1946.  On May 1, 2021, Pfc Jack Sarnoff received “The New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal” – New […]

Peter Zaleski, Lieutenant Commander (O-4)

  Peter Zaleski, Lieutenant Commander (O-4) United States Navy     Lieutenant Commander Peter Zaleski enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1969 as a Seaman Recruit and advanced to the rank of Chief Petty Officer Gunner’s Mate Guns. Years of service: Commissioned an Ensign in 1979 under the Navy’s Limited Duty Officer Program Retired from […]

Kenneth Lee, Rm2

Kenneth Lee, RM2 United States Navy   Kenneth Lee served in the United States Navy as a Radioman 2 aboard the USS Charles F. Adams (DDG-2) home-ported in Mayport, FL. Served on many training deployments and two major deployments – Nato (Stanavforlant) in 1971-72, and Africa/Middle East (Commideastfor) in 1973.