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2021 City of Cambridge Veterans’ Day Observance Event Thursday, November 11

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The City of Cambridge and Cambridge Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) invite the public to attend its annual Veterans’ Day Observance on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at the Veterans’ World War I Monument near the main gate of the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Avenue. Veterans, Police, and Fire departments’ Color Guards will muster at the World War I monument.

Cambridge DVS Deputy Director/Veterans' Service Officer Cynthia Shelton Harris (US Air Force) will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui will give the City’s greetings, Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon will read the City Council’s Veterans’ Day Resolution, and City Manager Louis A. DePasquale will deliver opening remarks. Veteran Advocate Benedict Niuatoa (US Marines) will read the Governor’s Proclamation and Acting Police Commissioner Christine Elow, a U.S. Navy veteran, will deliver the keynote address.

During the ceremony, Cambridge Police Deputy Superintendent Pauline M. Carter-Wells will sing the National Anthem and lead the audience in the singing of God Bless America.

In honor of all Cambridge veterans who have served our nation, two veterans will place a memorial wreath at the Veterans’ WWI monument. The ceremony will include a bagpipe rendition of Amazing Grace and conclude with the blowing of TAPS. Cambridge DVS Director Neil MacInnes-Barker (US Air Force) will give closing remarks.

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