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Posted on: September 12, 2023

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

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WEST HAVEN, Sept. 12, 2023 — The city and the West Haven Veterans Council will observe Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.

All veterans are invited to participate in the solemn service, which will commemorate the 82nd anniversary of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

The public is also invited.

The annual ceremony, held in front of the Walk of Honor’s William A. Soderman Memorial, 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.

It will feature remarks by the mayor, a wreath-laying by Veterans Council members and taps played by retired West Shore Fire Department Lt. Kevin McKeon.

Stay tuned for details.

— MICHAEL P. WALSH, Public Relations Information Coordinator

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