Nine-year-old Brady Yelland named honorary member of Pittston American Legion Post 477

Brady Yelland stands with a framed folded American flag and other items sent to him by Dino Ninotti, a solider in active duty, for hearing of Yelland’s story in which he replaces flags on the graves of soldiers over the Memorial Day holiday. First row, Yelland. From left, second row, Joe Savokinas, American Legion chaplain and finance officer; Tom Delaney, American Legion commander. - Jimmy Fisher | Sunday Dispatch

PITTSTON — Brady Yelland, 9, of West Wyoming, was recently honored by the Pittston American Legion Post 477 for his volunteerism in which he replaced American flags at the gravesites of soldiers over the Memorial Day Holiday.

Yelland was presented with a certificate naming him Honorary Jr. Commander of the American Legion.

On a separate occasion, Yelland was presented with a folded American flag, a patch and a medal sent to him by Dino Ninotti, a solider in active duty in Afghanistan who heard of Yelland’s story.

Brady Yelland stands with a framed folded American flag and other items sent to him by Dino Ninotti, a solider in active duty, for hearing of Yelland’s story in which he replaces flags on the graves of soldiers over the Memorial Day holiday. First row, Yelland. From left, second row, Joe Savokinas, American Legion chaplain and finance officer; Tom Delaney, American Legion commander.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_Yelland-1.jpgBrady Yelland stands with a framed folded American flag and other items sent to him by Dino Ninotti, a solider in active duty, for hearing of Yelland’s story in which he replaces flags on the graves of soldiers over the Memorial Day holiday. First row, Yelland. From left, second row, Joe Savokinas, American Legion chaplain and finance officer; Tom Delaney, American Legion commander. Jimmy Fisher | Sunday Dispatch