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Veterans saluting

This Friday, November 11, the United Veterans Council of Woburn and the Department of Veterans Services for the City of Woburn will be hosting the annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony. The parade service will begin gathering at 10:15 am at the Woburn-Winchester line (at Cross and Main streets), and will commence at 10:45am in the direction of the Woburn common. It will be here that the ceremony will begin at 11 am.

This year's ceremony will be honoring the men and women who bravely served in Vietnam, as this is the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Veterans can register to have their name announced in a Vietnam roll call as part of the service (three separate sites will be available that morning to register). Also included in the ceremony will be a roll call for the 13 killed-in-action Vietnam soldiers from Woburn. 

Veteran's Day Parade

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Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:15am

This year's annual Veteran's Day parade will be hosted by the The United Veterans Council of Woburn and the Department of Veterans Services for the City of Woburn. It will begin at 10:15 am, marching from the Woburn-Winchester line at Cross and Main streets to the Woburn Common. Proceeding the parade will be the ceremony, set to begin at 11 am at the Woburn Common.

Navy Salute

The Veterans' Services for the city of Woburn will be organizing a parade and ceremony this November 11th.  The parade will start at Central Square at 10:15am and finish at Woburn Common by 11am.  The ceremony will immediately follow on the common and will honor and recognize all the families of those Killed in Action from Woburn.

A reserved area, with special seating, will be available on the common and a “Special Roll Call” of all of those Killed in Action will be read. There will be secured transportation for mobility impaired individuals. If you are in need of transportation, please contact our office in advance to make arrangements. All veterans, families and friends are asked to help  recognize these heroes with your attendance.

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The United Veterans Council of Woburn and the Veteran’s Office of the City of Woburn, would like to invite you to participate in their annual Memorial Day parade and ceremonies on Monday May 25th, 2015.  

The parade will start at the Armory and march to Woburn Common for a ceremony, then proceed to Woodbrook Cemetery for a ceremony.  A bus will take them to the East Woburn Fire Station where they will muster and march to Calvary Cemetery with stops at the Jewish Cemetery and Knights of Columbus Memorial.

 

On Monday, May 26 the City of Woburn will host a Memorial Day parade. The parade will begin at 8:30 am. The parade route will begin at the Woburn Common, proceeds to Woodbrook Cemetery – Soldier’s Lot Common, then to the flag pole at Calvary Cemetery, and finishing at the Cross at Calvary Cemetery.  

What better way to celebrate Patriots Day then at the Patriots Day Parade in historic Lexington on Sunday, April 14.

This year is Lexington's 300th Anniversary of the Patriots Day Parade. You don't want to miss it!

The parade will kick off at 2PM with: Battalion Commander and Staff, Commander-in-Chief's Guard Infantry Divisions (Soldiers in Continental Army Uniforms) and Fife and Drum Corps (Soldiers in Continental Army Musicians Uniform).

Photo of Woburn Veterans War Memorial Wall

Honor veterans who have fought for this country by attending the Veterans Day Parade in Woburn on Sunday, November 11. Hosted by the United Veterans Council of Woburn and the Veterans Office of the City of Woburn, the parade will kickoff at 10:30am on Main Street at the Woburn/Winchester line.

The parade will travel towards the Woburn Common where it will stop for a ceremony at 11:00am. Following the ceremony, there will be a dedication of the new war memorial wall, listing every veteran from Woburn since the 1640's Early Wars right up to today! This wall is being funded by John Flaherty. The day's events will conclude with a free cookout for veterans and their families!