The note on the back of the photo says:
"Sgt. Joseph Marrapese in 1947 as a
mess Sgt. in Hq
Btry, 22d Armd FA Bn, Constabulary, in Germany.
He won a plaque for best mess hall in regiment.
Picture was taken for publication. He is a former
member of Hq Btry 658 FA Bn."