The Camden and Gloucester County Board of Freeholders will pay tribute to Pearl Harbor survivors and to all veterans who served and lost their lives protecting our great nation. A ceremony will take place on the fantail of the historic Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 9 at 10:30am.
The ceremony, free to attend, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, US Congress, 1st District, NJ, as well as remarks by Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders. The Eastern Regional High School Band will perform patriotic songs, while Maria DiSciullo will sing our National Anthem, Michael McAleavy, the piper for the US Air Force, will perform Amazing Grace and bugler Greg Murphy will play TAPS. The event will culminate with a 21 Gun Salute by the Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment.
All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, presented by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders, at 10:30am on Friday, Dec. 9.
The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21 Gun Salute by Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack. The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and donuts, courtesy of the Camden County Canteen. Free parking in lot #1 across from the BB&T Pavilion and shuttle service will be available.