njvvmf vietnam vet memorial

Photo: Steven O'Byrne Photography

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013

CEREMONY ~ 11:00 am
HUEY HELICOPTER PLAZA GROUNDBREAKING ~ 1:00 pm 

Located at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial on the grounds of the PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ (Garden State Parkway Exit 116)

HOLMDEL, NJ - Join us for a presentation of arms by the Color Guard, a keynote speech by an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran, and remarks by family members recognizing loved ones in the NJVVMF "In Memory" program. Immediately following the ceremony, the NJVVMF will present a groundbreaking for the Huey Helicopter plaza on the grounds of the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center.

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

Matthew B. Craw
US Marine Corps, Little Silver, New Jersey
Combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps and author of The Song Each Bullet Sings: The Story of Operation Iraqi Freedom Through the Eyes of One Marine. He earned his combat action ribbon during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 200 Color Guard

General Anthony C. McAuliffe
NY/NJ Chapter 101st Airborne Division Association

Joseph Formola
Chaplain NJ State Council, Vietnam Veterans of America

Brigadier General Michael L. Cunniff
The Adjutant General of New Jersey

Clark W. Martin, Chairman
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation

Bob Briant, Jr.
CEO, Utility & Transport Contractors Association

IN MEMORY INDUCTEES

Four veterans will be inducted into the In Memory Program, which honors those who served in Vietnam and returned home only to die as a result of their tour. As part of the ceremony, family members will say a few words and light a candle in their memories. Inductees include:

Anthony T.J. Bilello, Jr.
US Army from Brick, NJ, who died on February 2, 2011

David T. Gilchrist III
US Army from Oxford, NJ, who died on April 4, 2010

Gary H. Mihok
US Marine Corps from South Amboy, NJ, who died on September 8, 2011

Warren K. Priest
US Air Force from Browns Mills, NJ, who died on February 1, 2011

For more information on the day's program visit our website
or call (732) 335-0033.

Get directions top the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center

NJVVMF.ORG