WWII Veteran Frank Loglisci
100th Birthday Parade and Celebration
Commissioner of Police Patrick Ryder and the Nassau Police Department, along with family and friends will celebrate the 100th birthday of WWII Veteran Frank Loglisci with a car parade.
Gunner Loglisci served in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946 aboard the destroyers U.S.S. Caldwell and U.S.S. Gyatt. During his time aboard the U.S.S. Caldwell he saw heavy action during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which is considered to have been the largest naval battle of WWII.
During this battle, a kamikaze and two bombs hit the USS Caldwell. As a result, 33 men were killed and 40 were wounded, including the destroyer’s commanding officer.
Nassau County Police Department bugler will also play the United States Navy marching song “Anchors Away” during this celebration.
When: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:30pm
Where: Sunrise Assisted Living (outside front entrance)
1555 Glen Curtis Blvd, East Meadow
Media is cordially invited to attend