Despite the cold and the snow, more than a thousand people turned out to honor fallen U.S. Marine Sgt. Daniel Vasselian on Thursday.
The body of a U.S. Marine sergeant from Abington who was killed in Afghanistan last week returned home on Tuesday.
A second Massachusetts Marine has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Matthew Rodriguez, 19, died December 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.
A Bridgewater bridge was dedicated to the memory of a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan.