American Red Cross volunteers gathered for a Rolling Rally at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea Monday to honor veterans this Memorial Day.
Nearly 50 volunteers, their cars and the Plymouth Area Vietnam Veterans Association and their welcome home Huey helicopter float paid their respects to the residents at the Soldiers’ Home.
The event was coordinated by the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces program to honor the men and women who gave their lives for the United States.
** Video of today’s event can be found at:
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday is now observed on the last Monday of May.
Jeff Hall │Communications/Marketing Manager
American Red Cross of Massachusetts
101 Station Landing, Suite 510
Medford, MA 02155
(617) 999-3319 (cell)