Retired glazier Ed O’Neil of District Council 6/Local 181 (Cleveland, Ohio) was recently the recipient of the Veterans Challenge Coin. The coin was awarded to Ed for his service to our country during the Vietnam War. Brother O’Neil did four tours in Vietnam during the conflict. In recognition of his service, the coin was presented to Ed by Special Assistant to the General President Dan Penski and General Vice President Harry Zell.
On behalf of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, we thank Ed O’Neil for his service to our country and for protecting the values and freedoms we enjoy every day.