2013 Memorial Day Parade

Scouts of Pack 48 joined with other Packs and Boy Scout Troops to march in this year’s Stamford Memorial Day Parade. This year’s parade culminated with the dedication of the Homer Wise Statue in Veterans Park on Atlantic Street in downtown Stamford. Veterans from all of the armed force branches were in attendance paid tribute Sunday to the late World War II veteran Homer Lee Wise,  the city’s only Medal of Honor winner,  dedicating a statue of Wise. Morton Dean,  former CBS and ABC news anchor and Paul Bucha,  Medal of Honor recipient in 1968,  were among the speakers at the event,  organized by fellow veteran James Vlasto.

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