Mon November 11, 2013
Regional Coverage

Oswego honors veterans, dedicates Iraq and Afghanistan memorial

Two cadets fold the American flag before giving it to Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen.
Gino Geruntino WRVO

A small crowd gathered at Oswego's Veterans Memorial Park earlier today for a Veterans Day flag lowering ceremony and memorial dedication for members of the military lost in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The cold, rainy weather did not stop veterans and their families from attending the event, where the national, state and POW/MIA flags were lowered, folded and given to Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen for safe keeping through the winter months. The flags will be raised again on Memorial Day.

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