Flag honors Iraq, Afghanistan veterans

A newly erected flagpole was dedicated in Blair Square over the Veterans Day weekend to honor Holliston residents who served in the military in Iraq or Afghanistan. The ceremony was attended by many veterans, state and local officials, and residents; it included the unfurling of the flag by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, according to John Givner, the town’s director of veteran services. A plaque was placed at the base of the flagpole commemorating the date of the dedication and honoring the veterans. The pole and flag were donated by area VFW and American Legion posts.

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