Upper Valley honors those who served

Dartmouth Army ROTC cadets, from left, Brian Zheng, Lintaro Donovan, Elias Moyse, Helen Connor, Cooper Hyldahl, obscured, Janelle Annor, obscured, Anne-Sarah Nichitiu, and Nathaniel Attia, lower the American Flag as Dartmouth freshman Jacob Crawford, right, plays

Dartmouth Army ROTC cadets, from left, Brian Zheng, Lintaro Donovan, Elias Moyse, Helen Connor, Cooper Hyldahl, obscured, Janelle Annor, obscured, Anne-Sarah Nichitiu, and Nathaniel Attia, lower the American Flag as Dartmouth freshman Jacob Crawford, right, plays "To the Colors," during a retreat ceremony for Veterans Day on the Dartmouth College Green in Hanover, N.H., on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. After being folded, the flag was presented to Dean of the College Scott Brown. Before the ceremony, the five military service songs were played on the bells of Baker Tower. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Valley News — James M. Patterson

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Published: 11-10-2023 9:30 PM

On Friday, Members of the Dartmouth Army ROTC lowered the American flag as freshman Jacob Crawford played “To the Colors” during a retreat ceremony for Veterans Day on the Dartmouth College green. After being folded, the flag was presented to Dean of the College Scott Brown. Before the ceremony, the five military service songs were played on the bells of Baker Tower.

Other Veterans Day events coming up:

CLAREMONT

Veterans Day ceremony and luncheon in Claremont: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. Broad Street Park. Short ceremony followed by luncheon for veterans at American Legion Post 29. More information: 603-448-3429.

LEBANON

Veterans Day ceremony in Lebanon: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. Parade around Colburn Park (51 N. Park St.), followed by ceremonies. Hosted by American Legion Post 22. More information: 603-448-3429.

ORFORD

Veterans Day Observation and Remembrance of John O’Brien in Orford: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m. Orford Congregational Church, 617 Route 10. 603-353-4874.

PERKINSVILLE

Veterans Day ceremony in Perkinsville: Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, Perkinsville Green, Route 106. Royal Houghton, who left Woodstock Union High School to join the Navy during World War II, will be presented with his high school diploma by current students. facebook.com/WeathersfieldVMC.

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