Grandfather with Alzheimer's gives Navy-bound grandson his 1st salute

Gail Allen, 78, served in the U.S. Navy for over a decade and gave his grandson his first salute as he joins the Navy.

6/18/2021 11:20:00 AM

When Nicholas Allen, 22, graduated from Cornell University last month, he had hoped his grandfather, Gail Allen, would be able to be there to watch him be commissioned in the U.S. Navy.

Gail Allen, 78, served in the U.S. Navy for over a decade and gave his grandson his first salute as he joins the Navy.

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