Stamford’s Veterans Day Parade and wreath ceremony took place downtown Sunday.
“As the old saying goes, freedom is not free and the fight is ever endless and our military, bar none, are the best,” says State Senator Carlo Leone. “They continue to fight each and every day for us, even when we go about our business and we forget that there are conflicts abroad.”
“Even when you stand in front of those enemies who might outnumber you, you show your honor, your bravery, and your courage and we thank you and this is your day of remembrance,” says Stamford Mayor Elect David Martin.
“I’m very honored here being new here in Stamford and it’s a warm welcome, they got a lot of heart and soul here and they’re really interested in taking care of their veterans as well as the people who are serving currently so I tip my hat to the people of Stamford,” says Colonel Mark McGrath.
“Nowadays less than one percent of the population even has a relationship to the military be it their father, their mother, their sister or brother or child, and so it’s very important to bring the sacrifices of the men and women who have served or who are serving now to the general populous,” McGrath says. “A lot of these people who are coming back, some of them are hurt, some of them you can see their wounds