Montgomery Veterans Day 2016
The Montgomery community made a good showing to honor our military veterans Nov. 11th at a procession and ceremony at the Memorial in Montgomery Veterans Park. The featured speaker was Montgomery Twp. Police Officer Christopher Jaeger, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and member of the N.J. Army National Guard with 23 years of service. Freeholder Mark Caliguire, MVMC, assisted in the unveiling of a POW / MIA Chair of Honor, organized by Rolling Thunder (N.J. Chapter). Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska also offered remarks. Master of Ceremonies was Peter Rayner, MVMC, and an invocation was offered up by Rev. Anthony Godlefski of MUMC. The Montgomery High School Marching Band, Boy Scout Troops 46 & 850 & Cub Scout Pack 850, Girl Scout Troops, first responders from Fire Co. 1 & 2, and MEMS, and many other volunteers participated in this year’s observance. The event was organized by the Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee, Mike Maloney, Chairman.
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