Photos: Bristol veterans honored during annual ceremony

Photos by Richard W Dionne Jr
Posted 11/12/19

Bristol's veterans were honored in the annual Veteran's Day ceremony at the Rhode Island Veteran's Home on Monday. Veteran's gathered in the new hall with their families and friends. Brigadier …

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Photos: Bristol veterans honored during annual ceremony

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Bristol's veterans were honored in the town's annual Veteran's Day ceremony at the Rhode Island Veterans' Home on Monday. Veterans gathered in the new hall with their families and friends. Brigadier General Rick Baccus welcomed the large gathering and was master of ceremony during the service.

Gov. Gina Raimondo, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman David Cicilline, Congressman Jim Langevin, Bristol Town Administrator Steven Contente, Town Council President Nathan Calouro and keynote speaker Captain Michael Coughlin spoke during the ceremony. The Mt. Hope High School band, under the direction of Christopher Lambert, played a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem and the Armed Forces Medley.

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