Suffolk Hosts First-Ever Memorial Day Flag Dedication at Roxbury Headquarters

John Fish (Photo by Dan Phillips from D Phillips Studios)

BOSTON –Boston’s largest builder, Suffolk, hosted a Memorial Day Flag Dedication at its headquarters at 65 Allerton St. in Roxbury, MA.  The flag dedication event was organized by Suffolk’s Veteran Business Resource Group, the company’s internal network of veterans and Suffolk’s Northeast Regional Leadership team.

Photo by Dan Phillips from D Phillips Studios

Memorial Day honors and recognizes those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States military and defending our freedom. It is a day of remembrance. The flag-raising ceremony at Suffolk Headquarters in honor of Memorial Day to recognize all who serve and have served within the Suffolk family. ​

The ceremony included opening remarks from John Fish and Jay Tangney, EVP and General Counsel, who served in the US Navy and the Navy Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander and Judge Advocate for over 10 years. He is an active leader of Suffolk’s Veteran Business Resource Group, our internal network of veterans which plans special events to gather our full veteran community and volunteer with local veteran organizations such as Mass Fallen Heroes.  The ceremony featured the USS Constitution Color Guard and the first ever raising of the flag at Suffolk’s headquarters in the Newmarket section of Roxbury.

Suffolk has more than 60 veterans working at the company, with all service branches represented from many different eras, ranging from Vietnam to Afghanistan.  Every single veteran is a valued member of the Suffolk family, and the company deeply appreciates and values their contributions to our country and our company.   Suffolk’s Veterans Business Resource Group is an internal network and resource group for its veteran team members.  The group has become a space where veterans can support each other, helping with personal or career matters.

Photo by Dan Phillips from D Phillips Studios