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IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(26 July, 2012)

 

 

Media Advisory

 

Korean War Veterans To Receive Medals At Commemorative Ceremony

 

 


WHO/WHAT: Ray Zawacki, Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs at New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will present the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal and the New Jersey Korean Service Medal to Korean War Veterans during a Commemorative Ceremony on the 59th Anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice.

 

WHEN: Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m.

 

WHERE: New Jersey Korean War Memorial, Brighton Park at Boardwalk, Atlantic City

 

Details: The Commemorative Ceremony, which is hosted annually by the New Jersey Korean War Veterans Association, will include a veteran medal ceremony hosted by New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.  The medal ceremony is part of the State of New Jersey's veterans outreach campaign, whose goal is to bring benefits information to ‘those who served' across the state.

 

The New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal was originally issued in 1858 for those who distinguished themselves in the New Jersey Militia. It is New Jersey's highest military award.

 

For additional information visit:

www.nj.gov/military/veterans/awards/distinguished_service/index.html

 

Rank

First Name

MI

Last Name

Branch

County

Sergeant

James

F.

Bunker

Marine Corps

Atlantic

Private First Class

Anthony

 

Rossi

Army

Cape May

Private First Class

Henry

 

Svehla

Army

Essex

Sergeant

Robert

 

Campbell

Army

Gloucester

Airman First Class

Donald

J.

Chrans

Air Force

Gloucester

Sergeant

Charles

J.

Gerber

Army

Gloucester

Corporal

William

J.

Oxenford

Army

Gloucester

Airman First Class

Leonard

L.

Condo

Air Force

Middlesex

Sergeant

George

R.

Hudak

Marine Corps

Middlesex

Airman Second Class

William

J.

Enright

Air Force

Ocean

Electricians Mate

Valentine

H.

Losa

Navy

Ocean


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