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Yearbook 1947

Hackensack High School
Yearbook Photo
1947

 

Hackensack High School graduate included his information along with a letter sent by his friend, James Adamo.  Service together has a way of making soldiers stay friends for life.

Here is the information which was sent on August 12, 2006 by
James Adamo for Sal Presti:

 

Sal Presti

Active Service:
February 1951—January 1953

Branch: Army 45th Infantry Division
Overseas SVC: Korea
Citations: Korean War Medal
Special Training: Combat Engineer
Rank and Discharge from service: Sergeant

Written by:
 Bob Meli
 August 15, 2011

 

Click here to view letter

 

Background image of 179th Regiment, 45th U.S. Infantry Division, fires on Communist positions, west of Chorwon, Korea, May 5, 1952 obtained from:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/952398/posts

Banner Image taken from:
http://www.ktul.com/story/17352840/45th-infantry-division-and-oklahoma-national-guard-appreciation-day-set