First Flag 2016

1. The Parade makes its way toward Prospect Hill Monument, where the 240th Commemoration of the First Flag will take place. 

Leading the way are the Fife & Drummers.

2. Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company coming around the corner.

3. George Washington waving to the crowd.

4. Mayor Joe Curtatone, waving hello.
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6. Rev Matthew Mees, Chaplin Gardner's Regiment.

7. CPT Thomas Coots, Commander Charlestown Militia of Gardner's Regiment.

8. Charlestown Militia members.

9. COL Ron Barnes, Commander Pawtuxet Rangers, RIM & Commander Centennial Legion of Historic Commands.

10. Drummer, Theresa Dimunzio.

11. Pvt. Tom Tagan. Charlestown Militia (11-15).

12. Privates Paul Lane and Joe Brown

13. Lt. Rick Young.
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16. AHAC - LT Barton Hyte & CPT Dan May, PC.

17. Newport Artillery, 1741 Col Robert Enbach, Commander & LTC Mike Pinr.

18. 2nd Corps of Cadets Commander, LTC Ron Morreau.
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20. The Setting. Prospect Hill Monument Park.
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26. The Stage.

27. COL Lawrence Willwerth, Commander of Troops.
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29. The commander and the Chaplin.

30. Somerville Mayor, Joe Curtatone.

31. Something humorous happening on stage with the Mayor and Chaplin.

32. Capt. Tom Coots at the podium
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35. Fife & Drummers.

36. Charlestown Militia
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38. Flag bearer, Gareth Jones and Lt. Ed Roche.
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40. Private Paul Lane

41. Pvt. Chris Hurley.
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46. Colleen Jones

47. Pvt. Tom Tagan.
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49. Private Dan Dudley

50. Pvt. Joe Brown.

51. Tom Coots.
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55. Flag bearer Gareth Jones
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57. Lt. Ed Roche.
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61. Pvt. Tom Tagan

62. Pvt. Dan Dudley

63. Private Paul Lane

64. Pvt. Joe Brown.
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67. "George Washington" - CDR Dave Loda.

68. "Great Union" Flag Detail NCOIC. SGM Brian Ward, (Left). Lt. Rick Young (White coat).
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73. Col Ron Barnes.

74. LTC Robert Morreau.

75. Col Robert Enbach.
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78. LTC Mike Pinr.
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81. MG L. Scott Rice, Massachusetts Adjutant General.

82. Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company.
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86. AHAC Captain Commanding Dominic Previte.
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88. LT Robert Horan, Color Bearer.

89 AHAC CPT Dan May, PC.

90. AHAC LT Jack Tassinari.

91. AHAC LT Barton Hyte.

92. LTC Charles McCarthy.

93. AHAC 1 LT Dennis O'Brien.
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96. AHAC SGM Brian Ward.
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98. COL Arthur O'Malley.

99. LTC Fred Maguire.

100. AHAC LT David Ciampa.

101. AHAC MSG Gerard Kelly.
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110. HM 10 Regiment of Foot.
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113. Michael Graves, Captain of HM 10th Regiment.

114. CPL Eric Niehaus, HM 10th RoF
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118. SGR Rob Lee, HM 10th RoF.
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121. COL Paul O'Shaugnessy, HM 10th RoF.
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124. Ready to send up the "Great Union Flag."

125. Raising the "Great Union Flag." (125 - 129)
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130. Post 19 Honor Guard member looking over the festivities and ready to do the flag just honors

131. Post 19 Honor Guard. (131 - 143)
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142. The Salute
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144. SFC Robert Bean, MANG, Bugler.
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148. "Great Union Flag," atop Prospect Hill Monument.











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