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Gov. Patrick: It’s Time To Express Gratitude, Support For Military From Mass.

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Officials observe Veterans Day in Sunday ceremony. (Photo credti: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Officials observe Veterans Day in Sunday ceremony. (Photo credti: WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Kim Tunnicliffe)

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BOSTON (AP/CBS) — Massachusetts officials honored past and present members of the Armed Forces during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Statehouse in Boston.

Gov. Deval Patrick, Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Coleman Nee were among those in attendance at Sunday’s ceremony.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

vetsdayrose Gov. Patrick: Its Time To Express Gratitude, Support For Military From Mass.

Stephan Ross with the family of Steven Sattler, a soldier who gave him a flag in 1945. (Photo credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Kim Tunnicliffe)

Patrick says it’s a time to express gratitude, pride and support for military personnel from Massachusetts, and to reinforce the state’s commitment to providing veterans with opportunities for employment and other resources when they return home.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mark Katic reports

The ceremony included special guest Stephan Ross of Boston, a holocaust survivor freed from a concentration camp by American soldiers in 1945, and a tribute to women veterans.

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