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Posted on: September 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] West Haven Vets Council plans Pearl Harbor observance Thursday, Dec. 7

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 28, 2017 — The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.

All veterans are invited to participate in the solemn ceremony, which will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the site of a U.S. naval base on the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii.

The service will begin with a presentation of the colors and a flag-raising by the West Haven Fire Department Honor Guard, followed by a rendition of the national anthem and a prayer.

It will also include remarks from the mayor and taps played by former West Shore Fire Department Lt. Kevin McKeon.

Stay here for more details.

— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator

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