American Legion Honors Fallen Soldiers With Ceremony Despite Rain-Cancelled Parade

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Donald Caola, commander of the American Legion, presented Joe Langon Jr. with a plaque for 25 years of devotion for planning the Memorial Day parade. Credits: Dawn Wilde
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Thomas Kamont, chaplain of the American Legion; Donald Caola, commander; Joe Langon Jr.; Frank Langon and Herb Colie Credits: Dawn Wilde
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Boy Scout Don Caola and Cub Scouts Max Bast and Thomas Geertsma Credits: Dawn Wilde
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although the threat of rain forced the cancellation of the parade down Old York Road, the American Legion still held its annual Memorial Day ceremony at Ardmaer Field Monday, honoring fallen soldiers by placing a number of wreaths at the park.

In addition, at the American Legion, on Old York Road, stood a basket of flowers with hanging note tags. Those who had a loved one who died in war were asked to write the name on the tag and place a flower on a wreath with the name tucked behind.

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