Celebrating Christmas 100 years ago, James F. Sullivan, one of the two men at left, sent this card to his friend and fellow Knight and field secretary Joseph Gramling (misspelt Grambling). Gramling stands at right, William Cavanaugh is second from right. Center is the France-Spain border guard.
During World War I Knights of Columbus field secretaries, supported the U.S. Army and Navy at home and overseas with basic comforts and morale-building activities. Their work continued after the war serving the 500,000 servicemen in the Army of Occupation.
Today’s Knights continue service to active members of the military and veterans with a variety of initiatives including Warriors to Lourdes.
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