More: Veterans Day 2020
Update: Here’s a video of the dedication from Natick Pegasus:
Natick plans to dedicate the corner of East Central Street and Penacook Lane as the Kaufman Family Square on Nov. 6 in honor of Bruce George and Robert John Kaufman, who each served in the armed forces.
A proclamation (embedded below) is slated to be made at this week’s Select Board meeting on Nov. 3.
Robert John joined the Marine Corps in 1969, reaching the rank of Corporal. He was deployed to Vietnam and was awarded the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the Rifle Marksman Badge, and the National Defense Service Ribbon.
Bruce George joined the Marine Corps in 1965, reaching the rank of Lance Corporal. He was deployed to Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Rifle Marksman Badge.
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Update: Here’s a recording of the ceremony and a photo taken after the ceremony.
Natick on Saturday, Aug. 28 at noon will dedicate the intersection of Harvard and Washington Streets as Sullivan Family Square in honor of a family devoted to military service. The square honors Joseph Leo Sullivan II and 6 sons who grew up at this location.
Here’s the proclamation from the Natick Select Board, which recognizes members of the Sullivan family who served in the U.S. Army and Navy: