Ceremony to Honor Roger Olmsted, USMC

jvc - 2/16/2022

Marianne Mihalyo and Gary Roy, creators of the Iwo Jima/World War II Traveling Museum, held a small ceremony at the East Hartford Town Hall on Tuesday, February 22, at 10:00 AM.

The ceremony was to honor and remember Roger Olmsted, USMC, who was from East Hartford. Roger was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima. The ceremony comprised a proclamation read by the mayor and the raising of a flag, followed by the placing of a wreath at his grave in Center Cemetery.