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Veteran of the Month – Gregory Lewis

Gregory L. Lewis was born on August 19th, 1947 in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. He was educated in the Philadelphia School System at Smedley Elementary, Harding Junior High and Frankford High School.

Gregory, at a young age, became a member of the AME (African Methodist Episcopal Church) where he now is now a member and an usher.

Gregory joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and was sent to Fort Jackson, South Carolina for his basic training. Gregory was assigned overseas to Germany where he finished his term of service. He received numerous Awards and was promoted to the rank of E-4 (Specialist Fourth Class) and was honorably discharged in 1969.

Gregory was employed at Star Sprinkler Company then later was employed at the Northwood nursing home. He is a faithful member of his church and also a great supporter of various community events when needed. He is also a member of American Legion Post 224 and a Junior Elk member.

 He loves traveling, hunting, Fishing and loves family gatherings. He also has a great passion for men’s fashion and would be known as a fashion innovator.

Gregory, we thank you for your service.