The American Legion Post 157 is a Not-For-Profit Organization that honors those that fought for our country both past and present. Post 157 always continues raising funds to assist those in need who helped protect our freedom.
James Carl Frederick, a Margate resident, was a Sergeant First Class for the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was part of the 173rd Airborne Bde and served as an Infantryman. He died on November 19, 1967 at the age of 26 .
James Carl Fredrick will always be known and honored as a Margate resident that gave his life defending our freedom. His name can be found on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on Panel 30E Row 025.