A veteran’s donated flag gets posted at Heritage Heights
In remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day on December 7, John Cannon gifted the Saugus Housing Authority’s Heritage Heights with a new U. S. Flag from U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton. Congressman Moulton (D-Salem) arranged for each Veteran to receive a U.S. flag that was flown over the U.S. Capital for the attendees of the Vietnam Era Veterans Washington D.C. Road Trip.
Peter Genzali and Guy Moley assisted with the changing of the old flag. The new flag was then lowered to half-staff, in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day.
Every year, the nation observes Pearl Harbor Day, or National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, to honor the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Editor’s Note: Saugus resident Joanie Allbee is a local artist and frequent contributor to The Saugus Advocate. As the daughter of a Purple Heart Recipient, she has a special place in her heart for the men and women who serve in America’s Armed Forces and loves to write articles about local veterans events.