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Event
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 11:00am

Location

Somerville High School Auditorium
81 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

The 2017 Heroes Salute will honor eight Somerville residents who have served our country and contributed to the overall fabric of our community. The 2017 honorees are:

  • Ernest Bosia (Killed in Action, WWII) – Hero Square Dedication
  • Daniel Duffy (Killed in Action, Vietnam) – Hero Square Dedication
  • James Marques (Purple Heart Recipient, Korea) – Hero Square Dedication
  • Hugh McQuade (Purple Heart Recipient, WWI) – Hero Square Dedication

This year, the creation of a “Greatest Generation Hall of Fame” will honor Veterans for WWII service and their commitment to the City of Somerville by returning after military service. 2017 inductees are:

  • Lawrence Bolt
  • William Duffy
  • Alfred Soccorsso

Finally, the 2017 Salute will honor Mayor Emeritus Eugene C. Brune, with a “Profile in Courage” Lifetime Achievement Award.

Other "Memorial Week" 2017 Celebrations

Learn more about the 2017 "Memorial Week" Celebrations, including the Veterans' Memorial Parade happening ONE WEEK EARLIER than previous years.

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Add to Calendar 05/20/2017 11:00 AM 05/20/2017 11:00 AM America/New_York Heroes Salute

The 2017 Heroes Salute will honor eight Somerville residents who have served our country and contributed to the overall fabric of our community. The 2017 honorees are:

  • Ernest Bosia (Killed in Action, WWII) – Hero Square Dedication
  • Daniel Duffy (Killed in Action, Vietnam) – Hero Square Dedication
  • James Marques (Purple Heart Recipient, Korea) – Hero Square Dedication
  • Hugh McQuade (Purple Heart Recipient, WWI) – Hero Square Dedication

This year, the creation of a “Greatest Generation Hall of Fame” will honor Veterans for WWII service and their commitment to the City of Somerville by returning after military service. 2017 inductees are:

  • Lawrence Bolt
  • William Duffy
  • Alfred Soccorsso

Finally, the 2017 Salute will honor Mayor Emeritus Eugene C. Brune, with a “Profile in Courage” Lifetime Achievement Award.

Other "Memorial Week" 2017 Celebrations

Learn more about the 2017 "Memorial Week" Celebrations, including the Veterans' Memorial Parade happening ONE WEEK EARLIER than previous years.

Somerville High School Auditorium
Bryan Bishop
bbishop@somervillema.gov
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