Board members also discussed plans for honoring veterans throughout the fiscal year to include:
1.) Working to make Wakefield a Purple Heart Community
2.) Increasing awareness about the Wakefield Veteran Relief Fund to include supporting the veteran tax check off program that will help fund local aid to needy Wakefield veterans
3.) Surveying and documenting Wakefield Veteran Memorials for preservation, education and restoration
The Wakefield Veterans Advisory Board is comprised of Wakefield veterans appointed by the board of selectmen to advise the town on veteran matters, oversee the Wakefield Veteran Services office and promote Wakefield veteran advocacy. They meet on the third Wednesday of every month and meetings are open to the public.