Shirley, NY -December 22nd, 2015 – John S. Hobart Elementary School kindergartner Joseph Mannara received a special Christmas gift today as his brother, PFC Justin Mannara, United States Marine Corps (USMC), is home on leave for the holidays and surprised Joseph at the conclusion of the annual holiday sing-a-long concert. PFC Mannara enlisted in the USMC in January of 2015 and hasn’t been home since.
Justin is a 2014 graduate of William Floyd High School who also attended elementary school at John S. Hobart (last attended 2007). Welcome home, PFC Mannara and thank you for your service. Semper Fi!