Trumbull mourns Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

Harold J. Greene (AP Photo/U.S. Army)
Jon Greene, brother of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene
Jon Greene, brother of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) – Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene is being mourned nationally and locally.

His brother, Jon Greene, lives in Trumbull with his family.

“I’m 52 years old and he’s still my hero,” Jon Greene told The Trumbull Times Wednesday.

The Trumbull Democratic Town Committee extended its sympathy to Greene. “Trumbull Democrats extend our condolences to the family of Major General Harold Greene. He gave many years of his life in service to our nation, and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Our thoughts and prayers are especially with the members of the Greene family here in Trumbull,” it said in a Facebook post.

A post on the town Website stated, “On behalf of the Town of Trumbull and its residents, we extend our sincere condolences  to the family and loved ones of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene. As a community, we are grateful for the selfless dedication that Harold has bestowed while defending the freedom and democracy of our country, and for the freedom of others. The entire Town of Trumbull mourns the loss of this great patriot and may God grant their family strength in the days ahead.”

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