Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the RI Legislative Press and Public Information Bureau. It has been lightly edited. STATE HOUSE — Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed […]
WARWICK, RI — Rhode Island Veterans Affairs Director Kasim Yarn and his staff have apologized to 21 families of loved ones whose grave markers were misaligned at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter due to a 2010 grounds crew mistake that also misplaced seven of the graves, all of which were corrected over the weekend.
The city’s veterans will observe Vetreans Day Friday with a wreath-laying ceremony at Warwick Veterans School at 10 a.m., followed by a day-long resource fair later in the day and a service at St. Benedict’s Church Sunday morning.
Rep. Eileen S. Naughton (D-Dist 21, Warwick) hosted a reception in the State Room for representatives of Veterans Count, an organization that provides emergency aid and support to veterans and their families.