Category: Veterans’ Services

Mayor, Historical Society, Veterans Officer, Seek Photos of KIA Veterans for Ceremonial Banners

Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce he is working with Kathy Lucero of the Woburn Historical Society and in conjunction with Veterans Service Officer Larry Guiseppe to obtain photographs of Woburn’s U.S. Service Men and Women killed in action—from World War I through present day wars and conflicts. The photographs would be used to … Continued

Korean Consul General, Mayor to Honor Vets with Peace Medal

From Mayor Scott Galvin: We are honored to join Korean Consul General Song-jun Ohm and Woburn Veterans Service Officer Larry Guiseppe Thursday evening, Sept. 7, for a special ceremony to honor 45 Korean War Veterans–including posthumous awards for seven local veterans killed in action–with a Peace Medal. All of the veterans being recognized are “boots … Continued

Airman’s Remains Returned

At long last, on Saturday, August 15th, 2009, funeral services will be held for Staff Sergeant James Bernard “Dinty” Moore, who was killed in action during World War II at the age of 21. After a wait of over six decades, his remains are finally being returned to his hometown of Woburn for burial with … Continued