Avenue, Westwood, Massachusetts 02090
Announcements: Congratulations! Westwood Post 320
Senior Baseball team is the 2014 District 6 Champion.
The annual election of Officers was
held at the June 2, 2014 meeting and Richard Paster was elected
Commander, Christopher Henes elected Adjutant and J. Kenneth
Foscaldo elected Finance Officer.
Comrade George J. Brennan, Jr., of
Westwood, pictured with Post Commander Dick Paster at the 2012
Memorial Day ceremony, died March 2, 2014. Comrade
Brennan was a Marine Pilot during World War II, completing 245
combat missions in the South and Central Pacific up to Okinawa.
He flew the Douglas Dauntless Dive Bomber and the F4U Corsair,
was shot down twice and quipped during his remarks as Grand
Marshall of the Westwood Memorial Day ceremony in 2012 that his
CO told him if he was shot down once more he would be sent
to the Japanese. George was awarded The Air Medal with 20 gold
stars, The Navy Commendation Medal, The Presidential Unit
Citation and Distinguished Flying Cross with 7 Gold Stars as
well as numerous other campaign and service medals for his
distinguished service during WWII. His service is noted on a
plaque at the Smithsonian in Washington DC. After the War
George worked for Pratt & Whitney and founded Bay State College
in Boston, serving as its President for over 40 years.
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National American Legion Site