Waltham Honors its Veterans

Waltham Veterans


by Chris Wangler


November 12, 2022


Photos from the city’s Veterans Day ceremony on Waltham Common on Friday.

Photos provided by Peter Lobo


Harold Arnold Bench 

A bench on Waltham Common was dedicated in memory of Korean War veteran Harold Arnold.

Wife Betty is seated, with daughters Ann Janet, Trish and granddaughter Abby standing behind.


Roses on Veteran Bricks
Roses laid during a brick dedication ceremony.


Peter Rizzo
103-year-old World War II veteran Peter Rizzo.


Waltham Fire Honor Guard
Waltham Fire Honor Guard
Mayor McCarthy and Wayne Henry places Wreath
A commemorative wreath was placed by Mayor Jeannette McCarthy and Wayne Henry, U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient.
Waltham Police and Fire honor guards
Waltham Police and Fire Honor Guards



Mike Russo Veterans Day
Mike Russo, Director of Waltham Veterans' Services


Waltham WWII Veterans
WWII veterans Ed Desmond, Pete Rizzo, Bill Creonte and Bower Campbell