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VETERAN’S FLAG RAISING
November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members, the Division of Veterans Affairs and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Jersey City are proud to recognize and honor the men and women who have served selflessly and honorably in World Wars I and II, in Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Iraq and all the theaters of combat around the world during the flag raising held on Friday, November 5, 2021.
As proud Americans, it is our patriotic duty to uphold the founding principles for which Veterans have fought and died, by working for peace, freedom, and security. We must also preserve their legacy so that their service and sacrifice may be taught to future generations of Americans. We must renew our promise to support our troops, their families, and our Veterans for their unwavering devotion which inspires us all, as they reflect the best of America.
The City of Jersey City highly commends Jersey City Veterans and Heroes Parade Committee and Jersey City Veterans Task Force through Jersey City’s Division of Veterans Affairs. At the Annual Jersey City Veterans Commemoration, there will be a wreath laying and a program to be held at noon at Dickinson HS Veterans Memorial Hill joined together with all Americans in saluting the men and women of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, Coast Guard and the Merchant Marines
In honor of all the courageous men and women where all gave some, but some gave all in defense of our Nation and our fundamental ideals, the City of Jersey City residents are urge all to pay tribute to these heroes for their valor, their loyalty and their dedication through appropriate ceremonies and prayers.
Attendees from Left to Right :
Councilman At Large Daniel Rivera, Jersey City Municipal Council
Director Stacey Flanagan, Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services
Pam Andes, “2021 Recognition for Volunteer Services”
Captain James Crecco, Jersey City Police Department
PO Noel Santiago, Jersey City Police Department
Director Juliet Foster, Division of Veterans Affairs of Jersey City
Director JoAnn Northgrave, Hudson County Veterans Affairs
Councilwoman Mira Prinz-Arey, Ward B of Jersey City
Terrell Washington, “2021 Recognition for Volunteer Services”
Scott Hakim, Division of Veterans Affairs of Jersey City
Elijah Anderson, Samuel R. Shelton VFW Post 2294, Jersey City
Carlton McClary, Jersey City Military Veteran
Chuck Schaadt, Fleet/Assist Plant Operations Supervisor JCMUA
To view the flag raising on YouTube, please CLICK HERE