Framingham National Guard Marks 100th Anniversary of World War I

FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts National Guard unveiled a plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I at the National Guard site on Route 126 in Framingham, Monday morning August 21.

The dedication was for the 26th Yankee Brigade and former Massachusetts training site, known as Camp Framingham. The camp was instrumental for the Massachusetts National Guard during during World War I.

The plaque was unveiled by Col. Chuck Cody, Commander, 26th Yankee Brigade, Massachusetts Army National Guard and Sgt. (Ret.) Robert Deyeso, WWII 26th Yankee Division Veteran who served in the 328th Infantry Regiment.

Maj Gen Gary W. Keefe, The Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Frank B. Magurn, Assistant Adjutant General (Army), Brig. Gen. Richard Johnson, Land Component Commander, State CSM Carlos Ramos Rivera, Massachusetts National Guard, along with many past and present military leaders also were present yesterday in Framingham.


Report and courtesy of Massachusetts National Guard

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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