ATLANTA (AP) — One was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military. One was a Vietnam veteran who lost his leg overseas and was always touched when people thanked him for his service. Another was drafted into the military at 18 and […]
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home. Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the presumptive Democratic […]
One Good Thing: World War II veteran participates in longstanding Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Ceremony
As the state slowly reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day ceremonies around Connecticut took on different forms this year. 98-year-old World War II veteran Jay Eugster of Shelton played a key part in the ceremony that replaced the canceled Derby-Shelton Memorial Day parade.
The East Hartford Veterans Memorial Committee honored our fallen Veterans Saturday morning with a flag placing ceremony.
One Good Thing: Boy Scout Troop, Navy veterans place flags to honor those who served this Memorial Day weekend
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our lives, residents of Connecticut refuse to let it break their spirit in honoring the soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way communities will be able to celebrate the nation’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
Memorial Day is a day to honor all the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
Liberty Bank is dedicated to helping community and veterans
POPERINGE, Belgium (AP) — Even though there were no major ceremonies across Europe, British veteran George Sutherland turned a determined walk into his own parade on Victory in Europe Day. The 98-year-old veteran laced up his best walking shoes to raise funds for a soldiers’ club in Flanders Field, which has been a home away […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — There won’t be parades or large ceremonies this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Memorial Day will be celebrated to remember our heroes. Leading up to the holiday weekend, Thursday evening Governor Ned Lamont remembered the fallen in a ceremony. The crowd was small as our nation faces a very […]