American Legion Post 148 and VFW Post 754 combined color guard
It's a simple thing really, that we learn as children (some of us the hard way): saying "please" and "thank you". Some of us do it verbally, or send a Hallmark card, or buy flowers or some other token of appreciation for someone who went out of their way for us.
Arthur Quinton recites In Flanders Fields from memory
Today the town showed thanks to those men and women who have served our great nation, going out of their way for all of us, to defend the freedoms we all too often take for granted.
Town Manager Musante: "Thank you and happy Veterans Day"
'Twas a simple ceremony, with a nine-member color guard standing at attention, a brand new main flag climbing to full staff while five dozen people sang the national anthem acapella because the smart phone version would not work.
Perfect day to unveil new main town flag (windstorm damaged the predecessor)
Both Town Manager Musante and Select Board Chair Aaron Hayden gave a simple thank you, as did guest speaker former staff Sgt. Nathaniel Dunnican, a UMass senior, whose speech was interrupted by the town clock striking the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month ...
Veterans Agent Steven Connor had technical difficulty getting the Nation Anthem to play, so ...