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City to Honor Nations Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Memorial Day
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  Please join the Malden community as we remember and honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation’s freedom on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. at Forest Dale Cemetery.

  The Ceremony will include several unveilings. The first will be of a plaque in honor of Malden Marine Lance Corporal Edward M. Garvin. Then there will be the dedication of two life-size bronze statues to honor all the men and women who served during Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and the many other military operations in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

  Marine Lance Cpl. Edward M. Garvin, 19, was killed in Action on October 4, 2006, while conducting combat operations in Rawah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

  The guest speaker will be Iraq and Afghan Veteran Emery Haskell, U.S. Navy Commander Ret., who served multiple tours with over five years of service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  For more information, please email kjarvis@cityofmalden.org.

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