rumson vets day 1

rumson vets day 1

Photo – (L-R): Rabbi Sultar of Congregation B’nai Israel; Rumson resident Captain Daniel J. Edwards, presiding officer of the
day; Rumson resident Captain Mike Lilley, guest speaker; and Rumson Veteran Elliot Vernon.  Photo credit: Marnie Doherty Photography

Rumson, NJ  – Rumson, NJ invited the community to join distinguished veterans on Tuesday, November 11 at Victory Park for a ceremony to honor those who have served our are serving our country.


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Captain Daniel J. Edwards, the Presiding Officer of the Day, offered introductory remarks, followed by the posting of the colors by Rumson’s Boys Scout Troop 201; the invocation from Rabbi Jeff Sultar, Congregation B’nai Israel; the singing of  the National Anthem by Owen Doherty of the Boys Scout Troop 201; and an address by guest speaker, Captain Mike Lilley. 

rumson vets day fowler

Photo: Rumson resident Jack Fowler, First Lieutenant, 7th Armored Division, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, enjoys the
day with (L-R) daughters Grace Wrightson and Robin Hemphill and granddaughter Carrie Hemphill.

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