EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – The Township of East Brunswick’s Veteran's Day Observance will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. outdoors  in Veterans Park at the East Brunswick Municipal Complex, 1 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive.  In the event of inclement weather, the program will move indoors to the East Brunswick Senior Center.

The Township’s annual Veterans Day Observance will thank and honor the men and women who served honorably in the military - in wartime and peacetime.

Master of Ceremonies will be Mayor Brad J. Cohen.  Irwin Steinlight of the Vietnam Veterans of America & John Chunco of AMVETS Post #34 will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.  Wreath Bearers will be Ira Roth, Commander of JWV Post #311, Thomas Coohill, Commander of VFW Post #133 and William Koch, Jr. who will lay the Afghanistan/Iraq War Wreath in honor of his son Cpl. Steven R. Koch, KIA.  Bagpiper, John O’Keefe and bugler, Chaplain John Marmion will also take part in this year’s program.  The East Brunswick Community Chorus will lead in song, and The East Brunswick Girl Scouts and Scouts BSA Troop #501 will assist with the Color Guard. 

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If you are a veteran of our country’s military and would like to participate in East Brunswick’s program with the other veterans groups, please contact Sandi Catarzi at the Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services at 732-390-6797 or online scatarzi@eastbrunswick.org.

The public is encouraged to attend this annual event and join East Brunswick in honoring American’s veterans.  The event is sponsored by the Township of East Brunswick, Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services and the East Brunswick Veterans Alliance.