©By Larry Hume (VFW Post 8904)

Local World War II Veteran to Visit Washington D.C. Memorials

August 23, 2016 - Joaquin, Texas World War II Veteran, Mr. A. J. Procell has been selected by the Honor Flight Austin to be a part of a trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington D. C.   This is a special Victory over Japan (VJ Day) event that will take place September 2nd, 2016.  
 
Mr. Procell served in the US Navy and was aboard the USS North Carolina in Tokyo Bay when the formal surrender by the Japanese Empire took place on September 2, 1945.  He lived and witnessed history that most of us have just read about. 
 

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