Hyde celebrates Damon with service
BATH — Hyde School celebrated its sixth annual Pat Damon Service and Leadership Day on Tuesday, April 30 with community service projects with the municipalities of Bath and Phippsburg, and at Maine Maritime Museum and Popham Beach State Park.
Pat Damon Service and Leadership Day was established at the school as a way of remembering, honoring and continuing to highlight the importance of commitment and service with community service projects.
Patrick D. Damon, a Maine native, graduated in Hyde School's class of 1984, served in the Legislature as chief of staff, as associate commissioner in the Department of Administrative & Financial Services and as a captain in the Maine Army National Guard 240th Engineer Company.
Damon was killed in Afghanistan on June 15, 2006.