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Veteran of the Month Stanley Adams

Stanley Adams was born in November 1950 in Philadelphia. He was raised in a Christian family and was baptized and became a member of Second Baptist Church of Frankford.

stanleyHe attended M. Hall Staton grade school, Gillespie Junior High and Harding Junior High Schools and Frankford High School. While in school he loved outdoor sports like track and field.

Stanley joined the military in 1959 serving in the U.S. Marines. He was stationed at Parris Island, South Carolina where he completed his basic training and his tour duty and was honorably discharged.

Stanley, in civilian life, worked as a baker at a South Philly bakery. He then moved on to work at security printing company making ID plates and other types of security plates.

Stanley was also a member of a Masonic order which he is very proud of. Stanley, having military background and Masonic teaching, was a big help in becoming a Post Commander at Post 224 in the Frankford section of Northeast Philadelphia. As Commander, he became supportive of various community groups such as the Boys and Girls Club, Post 224 Drill Team, the Frankford Chargers football team, P.A.L. and others. Stanley finished his term of duty as Commander of Post 224 but still is an active member. Stanley loves traveling, fishing, bowling, going to flea markets and TV sports.

Thank you, Stanley, for your service