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Benjamin Patton to Speak at Southampton Memorial Day Ceremony

Benjamin Patton, the grandson of General George S. Patton Jr., will be the special guest speaker at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony at Agawam Park in Southampton Village.

Patton— who is the son of Major General George Patton IV, one of the most decorated veterans of the Vietnam War—is an author and documentary filmmaker.

His book, Growing Up Patton: Reflections on Heroes, History and Family Wisdom, explores the Patton cultural legacy.

Patton runs I Was There film workshops for veterans and military families coping with service-related stress.

He is sure to be a fantastic and fascinating speaker.

Listen to Benjamin Patton interviewed on WPPB’s Bonnie in the Morning at

The ceremony begins at 11 a.m.  Agawam Park is located at the intersection of Windmill Lane and Jobs Lane.

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