SOUTH BOSTON — The fallen heroes, troops who gave their lives in service of the country, were honored at a special service over the weekend at the South Boston Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The community also honored the life of the late Senator John McCain, a Vietnam veteran who was a prisoner of war for several years. For a complete overview of the ceremony, please see former Boston mayor Ray Flynn’s column in the Boston Herald.…

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SOUTH BOSTON — Great news from the chairman is that on Sept. 9, veterans from the region will gather at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston when the annual ceremony at the South Boston Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial will be dedicated to Senator John McCain, who died on Aug. 25. South Boston native and longtime veterans advocate Tom Lyons, chairman of the veterans memorial, spoke to the Boston Globe about McCain’s importance to veterans everywhere.…

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