HAMILTON, NJ -- Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the greater Mercer County community to the commemoration of rhe 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The event, hosted by the Mercer County Veteran Services, in conjunction with the Mercer County Veterans Council, will take place on Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3525, 77 Christine Ave., Hamilton, and being at 1:00 p.m.
Hughes encouraged members of the public to attend the solemn commemoration.
“I hope you’ll join me on December 1st as we remember the more than 2,400 Americans who gave their lives on that fateful day in 1941, and pay tribute to all Mercer County veterans for the sacrifices they’ve made on our behalf,” Hughes said.
Hughes will give brief remarks at the ceremony, and remarks by Capt. Stanley J. Winowicz Jr., USNR, will follow. This program also will feature the traditional placement of a wreath and a salute to fallen veterans by Marine Corps League Trenton Detachment 207.
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