Wellesley Veterans Day ceremony honors those who’ve served

Veterans, town officials, public safety department personnel, and the general public attended a Veterans Day ceremony in front of the War Memorial at Wellesley Town Hall on Saturday morning to honor those who have served. Veterans and families were treated to a breakfast beforehand at the library across the street.

The event included music, poetry, a prisoners of war/missing in action ceremony, a history of the federal holiday, and more.

The event was organized by the Wellesley Celebrations Committee.

 

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Navy Veteran Ken Johnson reflects

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Sgt. Lorelei King (Army veteran)

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Navy Veteran and MassBay Professor John Dirlam

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State Rep. Alice Hanlon Peisch

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Sgt. Royall Switzler (Army veteran)

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