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Posted on: October 8, 2019

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

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WEST HAVEN, Oct. 8, 2019 — The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 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 annual ceremony, which will commemorate the 78th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the site of a U.S. naval base on the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii.

The solemn service will include a presentation of the colors, a flag-raising, a rendition of the national anthem, a prayer and a wreath-laying.

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

Stay here for more details.

— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator

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