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Rydeski reflects on veterans around globe


November 14, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

GUEST SPEAKER Mike Rydeski of Wakefield VFW Post 9084, above, delivers an address during a Tuesday tribute to veterans in the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School gym. Below, the second and third grade classes at W-M performs during the program.


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WAKEFIELD - Students, teachers, veterans and other local citizens gathered Tuesday for what Mike Rydeski called "a thankful remembrance" in the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School gym.

Rydeski, a past commander of Wakefield's VFW Post 9084, was the guest speaker of the formal Veterans Day program.

"In the military, the contrast between wartime and peacetime is frequently murky," he said, adding that current service members not only are in Iraq and Afghanistan, but also in "posts known and unknown" across "all four corners" of the globe.

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