Veterans Day 2008
The Cambridge Veterans' Organization (CVO), in conjunction with the City's Department of Veterans' Services will hold their annual Veterans’ Day Observance on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. The observance will be held at the World War I Veterans’ Monument located adjacent to the main gate of the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Avenue, Cambridge.
On Tuesday morning, Veterans, Police and Fire Departments Color Guards will muster at the World War I monument in the Cambridge Cemetery. City Councillor Sam Seidel will give the City’s remembrance and read the City Council’s Veterans’ Day Resolution. CVO member, James Gray, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
CRLS Drama student Kirsten Johnson will read the Governor’s Proclamation and Music student Ophelia Smith will sing the “National Anthem” and lead the audience in the singing of “God Bless America.”
Captain Beth Ahern, United States Naval Reserve, will deliver the keynote address.
Cambridge’s Veterans Director, Bob Stevens, will place a memorial wreath at the WWI Veterans’ monument in honor of all Cambridge veterans who have served our nation. Bagpiper, Edward O’Callaghan, will play “Amazing Grace” followed by the CVO’s Firing Detail’s “Rifle Salute.” Bugler, Robinson Pyle will blow “TAPS”.
Following the observance, a collation will be held at the VFW Mt. Auburn Post # 8818, 688 Huron Avenue. The public is invited to attend.
For further information, please call Cambridge Veterans’ Services at (617) 349-4761 or
Email to, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephen A. Vesce
Manager of Benefits and Services:
51 Inman St.
Hours of Service
Veteran's Benefit Application
Fill out an application (PDF) to receive Veteran benefits.
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