Ed Vick, a former Lieutenant in the US Navy served two tours in Vietnam in a Patrol Boat, Riverine “PBR,” possibly the most hazardous duty in Vietnam. He led over 100 combat missions on the rivers of the Mekong Delta. 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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The annual community walk for veterans started at the corner of Amogerone and Greenwich Ave and concluded outside the Havemeyer building where there is a war monument. Continue Reading →