I would like to thank the teachers, administrators and student body of the South Plainfield Middle School for inviting the South Plainfield Borough Council to their Memorial Day service. The ceremony was well conducted and very moving. The respect and honor that was displayed for Veterans who have sacrificed their lives, currently serving Armed Forces members, Community Protectors and Safety Personnel was completely evident through the entire program. While Memorial Day is often the focus of summer kick off events and BBQ plans, the South Plainfield Middle School educators and students, created a program that focused on fostering unity within our community and demonstrating respect for our nation and those who have made the decision to serve it. It was an honor to attend and I thank all of you for holding in the highest regard the true meaning of Memorial Day.