West Hartford Community Television live stream of motorcycle riders, most of them veterans, will escort the traveling memorial to West Hartford Town Hall. At least one biker will ride for each of the Connecticut names on the wall representing military personnel, police, firefighters and civilians who have died as a result of war and acts of terrorism over the last three decades.
First displayed 9/11/2001 this memorial has now traveled over 100,000 miles and been on display in 35 states. Founder Richard JR Nichols made a promise that he would get this memorial within 50 miles of each fallen person whose name is inscribed on it, including Lance Cpl. Lawrence R. Philippon, a 22-year-old West Hartford man and former Conard High School hockey goalie. He served as a rifleman with the 2nd Marine Division and was killed fighting insurgents in the Al Anbar province.
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