WEYMOUTH, Mass. — A bronze plaque to honor a Massachusetts native who earned the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Afghanistan is being unveiled next weekend.
Monti is being honored for his efforts to save a wounded soldier in 2006 during a firefight with the Taliban. By trying to save his comrade, lost his own life.
The Raynham native was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously by President Barack Obama in September 2009.
Frattasio says the ceremony will include tributes offered by local officials including Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund and an honor guard involving Naval Sea Cadets.