Colonel Ed Shames
Colonel Ed Shames, veteran of the famed “Band of Brothers” of World War II, was recognized for his outstanding service by the AVC last Wednesday at a dinner at the Army and Navy Club in washington, D.C. As part of the evening, Col. Shames was presented with a special commemorative portrait of General George Patton, painted by Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Sam Ryskind.
From left to right: Jim Roberts, president of the American Veterans Center, Gen Bill Maloney(USMC-Ret.), former president of the A&N Club, Gen John Altonburg (USA-Ret.) also a former president of the Club, Col. Shames and Capt. Bob Tuider (USN-Ret.)
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