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Town of Framingham’s Memorial Day Program, 29 May 2017

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Important Update: Program will be held indoors in the Nevins Hall


Town of Framingham’s Memorial Day Program, 29 May 2017


Highlights of this year’s program include our Guest Speaker, Courtney Thraen, Executive Director, Framingham Downtown Renaissance.  Lieutenant Thraen, USN, served as a Division Officer – Engineering/Auxiliaries and as a Department Head - Navigator and Administration Officer aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS MOMSEN (DDG 92). Lt Thraen has also served as a Department Head, Professor of Naval Science at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.


Program includes the presentation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Medals of Liberty. These Medals are presented to Gold Star Family members of Service Personnel who were Killed in Action or have Died of Wounds. We have six requests pending approval by the Massachusetts National Guard and Governor Baker’s Office.

Program is held on the Plaza in front of the Memorial Building, 150 Concord St. and begins at 11:00


Town of Framingham Memorial Day Program schedule

11:00     Parade of Veterans and Scouts to the steps of the Memorial Building

11:10     Presentation of Colors:  Framingham Firefighters, Local 1652

National Anthem:  Charlie Rousseau’s Sound Truck

Pledge of Allegiance: Scouts

11:15     Opening Remarks: Peter Harvell, VSO

11:17     Invocation: Veteran’s Chaplin Robert Anspach

11:20     Greetings to the Town of Framingham

Town Manager: As requested

Selectmen: As requested            

State Reps: As requested

Town Moderator: As requested

11:28     SONG: “America the Beautiful”  Charlie Rousseau’s Sound Truck

11:30     Guest Speaker: Courtney Thraen, Executive Director, Framingham Downtown Renaissance and

 US  Navy veteran.

11:35     Presentation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medals of Liberty.

Medals are presented to Gold Star Family members of Service Personnel Killed In

Action or who have Died of Wounds.     

11:45     SONG: “This Land is your Land”  Charlie Rousseau’s Sound Truck               

11:50     Benediction: Veteran’s Chaplin Robert Anspach

11:52     Retire Colors: Framingham Firefighters, Local 1652

11:55    Taps: Charlie Rousseau’s Sound Truck

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