L-R, standing = Prince Ndihano (honoring Johnson) and Eddie Reiss (honoring Dunn). Sitting = Wagoner and DiGiullo. (Photo via Gene Loparco)

WWII veterans serve as Veterans Day parade grand marshals

Constantine (Coz) DiGiullo, 102, and Veria Wagoner, 101, were grand marshals of Albany's 63rd Veterans Day Parade, held on Monday, Nov. 12. They are members of Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post 1520 in Albany, N.Y. Both are WWII Army veterans, and have over 60 years of membership at Post 1520.

Two cadets, dressed in WWI uniforms to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI and standing behind the honorees in the photo, are from Albany High School's JROTC program; they were honorary grand marshals, They represented two Albany Medal of Honor recipients: William Henry Johnson and Patrick F. Dunn.