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Posted on: June 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Day tribute set for Walk of Honor at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11

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PHOTO — The Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park, West Haven. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)

WEST HAVEN, June 28, 2023 — The city and the West Haven Veterans Council will hold a Veterans Day tribute on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.

All veterans are invited to participate in the annual ceremony, which will feature remarks by Mayor Nancy R. Rossi and Veterans Council President Dave Ricci.

The public is also invited.

The event will commence with a presentation of the colors by the West Haven Police Honor Guard and a flag-raising by the West Haven Fire Department Honor Guard, followed by the national anthem and “America the Beautiful” and opening and closing prayers.

It will also include a bell-ringing at 11 a.m. and taps.

Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day, is celebrated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, marking the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I in 1918.

Stay tuned for more details.

— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator

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The Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park, West Haven. (City Photo/Michael P. Walsh, File)

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