Stonington observes Flag Day

Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmons says a few words during the Flag Day ceremony honoring World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently. The names were unveiled during the ceremony Wednesday. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmons says a few words during the Flag Day ceremony honoring World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin at Stonington Town Hall on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. 

Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently. The names were unveiled during the ceremony Wednesday. 

Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmons, far left, shakes hands with Maureen Cook MacDonald, right, daughter of Caldwell T. Cook, her husband, Pat MacDonald, center, and Thomas Caldwell Cook, left, son of Caldwell T. Cook, all of Pawcatuck after Maureen unveiled her father's name on the World War II memorial at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  The unveiling of the names of World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin added to the monument took place during the Flag Day ceremony honoring the two veterans at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently.    (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmons, far left, shakes hands with Maureen Cook MacDonald, right, daughter of Caldwell T. Cook, her husband, Pat MacDonald, center, and Thomas Caldwell Cook, left, son of Caldwell T. Cook, all of Pawcatuck after Maureen unveiled her father's name on the World War II memorial at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The unveiling of the names of World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin added to the monument took place during the Flag Day ceremony honoring the two veterans at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
Maureen Cook MacDonald, left, daughter of Caldwell T. Cook, her husband, Pat MacDonald, center, and Thomas Caldwell Cook, right, son of Caldwell T. Cook, all of Pawcatuck look up a the American flag for the playing of  taps  during the Flag Day ceremony at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017.   During the ceremony the names of World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin were unveiled on the World War II monument.  Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had
Maureen Cook MacDonald, left, daughter of Caldwell T. Cook, her husband, Pat MacDonald, center, and Thomas Caldwell Cook, right, son of Caldwell T. Cook, all of Pawcatuck look up a the American flag for the playing of taps during the Flag Day ceremony at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017. During the ceremony the names of World War II veterans Caldwell T. Cook and Nelson G. Sanschagrin were unveiled on the World War II monument. Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had
The name Caldwell T. Cook, lower left, shown on the World War II memorial at Stonington Town Hall soon after it an the name Nelson G. Sanschagrin were unveiled during the Flag Day ceremony honoring the two veterans at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently.    (Dana Jensen/The Day)
The name Caldwell T. Cook, lower left, shown on the World War II memorial at Stonington Town Hall soon after it an the name Nelson G. Sanschagrin were unveiled during the Flag Day ceremony honoring the two veterans at Stonington Town Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Former Stonington Police Chief David Erskine noticed the veterans names were not on the World War II memorial in front of town hall and had them added to the stone memorial recently. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

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