Crowds Gather to Honor Late Marine John Basilone in Annual Parade

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan hosted the annual John Basilone parade Sunday, honoring the late Raritan resident and Marine, who received the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.

The parade traveled down Somerset Street, ending with a ceremony and re-enactment of the flag-raising at Iwo Jima in front of the John Basilone statue.

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