Veterans Day Observance Ceremony Sunday. Nov. 11


11/5/2012

2010 Veterans' Day photo

The Cambridge Veterans' Organization, in conjunction with the City's Department of Veterans' Services, will hold their annual Veterans’ Day Observance Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., at the Veterans’ World War I Monument located adjacent to the main gate of the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Ave.

On Sunday morning, Veterans, Police and Fire Departments’ Color Guards will muster at the World War I monument in the Cambridge Cemetery. Vice-Mayor E. Denise Simmons will give the City’s remembrance and City Councillor Marjorie Decker will read the City Council’s Veterans’ Day Resolution. CVO President, James Gray, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

CRLS Drama student Phoebe West will read the Governor’s Proclamation and Music student Heather Bildman will sing the “National Anthem” and lead the audience in the singing of “God Bless America.” Captain Morgan Lerrette, U.S. Army, will deliver the keynote address. In honor of all Cambridge veterans who have served our nation, Steve Vesce, Director of Cambridge Veterans’ Services, will place a memorial wreath at the Veterans’ WWI monument.

Bagpiper Edward O’Callaghan, will play “Amazing Grace” followed by the CVO Firing Detail’s “Rifle Salute.” Bugler Robinson Pyle will blow “TAPS”.


Following the observance, a collation will be held at the American Legion Marsh Post #442 located at 1 Gerry’s Landing, Ph. 617-576-2646. The public is invited to attend.  For more information, call Cambridge Veterans’ Services at 617-349-4761 or email: veterans@cambridgema.gov.

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