Date: Dec. 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place,
Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103
Attendees: – Camden County Freeholder Deputy Director Ed McDonnell; – Gloucester County Freeholder Deputy Director Joe Chila;
– U.S. Representative Donald Norcross
– Camden County veterans and their families
Details: The Camden County Freeholder Board, Gloucester County Freeholder Board and Congressman Donald Norcross will mark the 74th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a wreath laying in the Delaware River.
“Each year we gather to honor those who served and lost their lives at Pearl Harbor on the fateful day that threw the U.S. into World War II,” said Freeholder Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs. “The Freeholder Board invites all county residents to the Battleship to reflect on the contributions of the men and women, past and present, who have faithfully served our nation.”
The ceremony will feature patriotic selections from the Eastern High School Band. The event is free and open to the public.