For the last three years, our neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Dolphin Cove, holds an annual Military Appreciation Day. Out of approximately 300 houses in the subdivision, there are more than 70 members who have or are serving in the military. Today was a celebration of their service.Guest of honor: Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Patrizio, USN (Ret)
Patrizio, 93, is a veteran of three wars, WWII, Korea and Vietnam.
He enlisted in 1933 and lives in our neighborhood.
SPC Danielle Inama, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne
SPC Inama returned from Baghdad in October and will redeploy in November.
Our neighbor, Chuck Ellis, and friend.
Mr. Ellis served on the USS Pennsylvania on Dec. 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor.