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1980 Alumnus Lt. Col. Harrington to Speak at Veterans Ceremony


By Office of News & Public Affairs |

Published: Nov. 1, 2012

Massachusetts Army Reserve National Guard Lieutenant Colonel George J. Harrington ’80, will be the featured speaker at Boston College’s 12th annual Veterans Day Remembrance Mass and Ceremony on Nov. 12.

The event begins with a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Ignatius Church, followed at 11 a.m. by the Remembrance Roll Call Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial on the Burns Library Lawn. A shuttle bus will provide transportation from St. Ignatius to the memorial.

Harrington, who is commander of the 79th Troop Command (Homeland Security), graduated from officer candidate school in 1987. The recipient of a Bronze Star Medal, he has been deployed to Bosnia and Guantanamo, and twice to Afghanistan.