Mr. Studwell, who served in the US Army from 1966 to 1972, said that on a somber note, the school lost one of its veterans this year, John “Ted” Allen. “He was a gentleman I sat next to here at this event for the past two years. And it would be my honor to recognize his two grand daughters,” Studwell said. Continue Reading →
The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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