11/11/19: Veterans Day Observance

Deutsches Altenheim held its 9th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony. With over 100 veterans, active military and civilians in attendance, US Veterans (and their families) were recognized for their bravery and commitment in service to their country. Many thanks to a stellar group of speakers:

  • Rich Gormley, Commander, VFW Post 2902
  • Reverend Louis Bier, Chaplin, VA Hospital West Roxbury
  • State Senator Mike Rush, Lt. US Navy
  • Shannon Murphy, West Roxbury Liaison for City Councilor Matt O’Malley
  • Pat Brown, Chief of Staff for State Representative Ed Coppinger
  • Elizabeth St. Pierre, Manager of Fisher House of VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Rob Osgood, Executive Director, Seasons Hospice
  • Michael J. Murphy, Command Sergeant Major, US Army Retired
  • Robert Santiago, Commissioner, City of Boston Veterans Services
  • PFC Edwin “Bud” Waite – Keynote Speaker, WWII 65th Infantry Division

Special thanks to the Honor Guard of VFW Post 2902 for its salute.

Rich Gormley, Commander, VFW Post 2902

Honor Guard Salute – VFW Post 2902

Reverend Louis Bier, Chaplin, VA Hospital West Roxbury

Mike Rush, State Senator, Lieutenant – US Navy

Shannon Murphy, West Roxbury Liaison for City Councilor Matt O’Malley

Pat Brown, Chief of Staff for State Rep. Ed Coppinger

Elizabeth St. Pierre, MSW, LICSW, Manager of Fisher House, VA Boston Healthcare System

Rob Osgood, Executive Director – Seasons Hospice

Michael J. Murphy, Command Sergeant Major, US Army Retired

Robert Santiago, Commissioner Veterans Services – City of Boston

PFC Edwin “Bud” Waite, WWII – 65th Infantry Division

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