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Veterans Flag Raising and Art Exhibit
November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members, the Division of Veterans Affairs and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Jersey City were proud to recognize and honor the men and women who have served selflessly and honorably in World Wars I and II, in Korean, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Iraq, and all the theaters of combat around the world during the flag raising held on Thursday, November 5, 2020; and
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; and
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 short program to be held at 10am on November 11, 2020 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, and the Coast Guard; and
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 were :
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, US Marine Corps Veteran
JC Council-At-Large Daniel Rivera, US Marine Corps Veteran
JC Councilman Richard Boggiano, US Marine Corps Veteran
Chuck Schaadt, US Marine Corps Veteran
To view the flag raising on You Tube, please CLICK HERE