Barnstable Veterans Day Village Green Ceremony
0930: Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance & Chaplain Introduction by Veterans Services Officer.
Invocation: William Devine, Captain US Navy (Ret)
Reading of the Governor’s Veterans Day Proclamation by Veteran Services Officer
Veteran Services Officer introduces Town Council Member(s) that are in attendance: Town Council member(s) remarks and welcome on behalf of the Town.
Veteran Services Officer Introduces Colonel Ed Pesce:
Ed Pesce, Colonel US Army (Ret) Army Reserve Ambassador for Massachusetts remarks.
Veterans Service Officer introduces our guest speaker:
Guest Speaker: Rob Dinan, Beirut Lebanon, Desert Storm, Somalia.
Veteran Services Officer announces Laying of the Wreaths by the Cpl. Nicholas Xiarhos Detachment of Young Marines:
WWII (Town Green)
Vietnam (Town Green)
Persian Gulf/Iraq/Afghanistan (Kevin Houston, Town Green)
Hidden Wounds (Town Green)
1015: Benediction: William Devine, Captain, US Navy (Ret)
VSO Thank you and encourage all to please attend the Veterans Town Hall at 1030 sharp
5th Annual Veterans Town Hall
Ten Minute Testimonies of Combat Veterans
Please join this community event to “return the experience of war to our entire nation rather than just leaving it to those who fought.” Sebastian Junger
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Buffet Brunch Compliments of Hyannis Lodge of Elks #1549
Veterans Day Walk with Paul Chesbro and Cyndy Cotton on Friday, November 11th @ 11:00am
The Walk starts at Osterville Village Library—meet at the Gazebo (the library is closed)
Enjoy a casual walk through the village as we pay tribute to our veterans and visit their monuments. Bring your stories to share.