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(27 June, 2013)



Media Advisory


Army Guard Band To Entertain Veterans At Home


WHO/WHAT: The 63rd Army Band, New Jersey Army National Guard will make a stop to entertain residents as part of the band’s summer concert tour.


WHEN: Monday, July 1 at 10 a.m.


WHERE: New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home, 1 Veterans Drive, Paramus, NJ 07652


The Story: The 63rd Army Band, New Jersey Army National Guard was organized and federally recognized on October 29 1947. Stationed at the Nation Guard Joint Training Center, Sea Girt, NJ. The Band consists of a Ceremonial Ensemble, Stage Band, and Wind Ensemble. The 63rd Army Band is under the Command of Chief Warrant Officer Durinda Garrison


The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Paramus is located on 23-acres in northeastern Bergen County, and it opened on Aug. 4, 1986. It has two modern residential buildings, able to accommodate 336 residents, and two fenced-in garden areas. In the courtyard, near the main entrance, a monument stands in memory of those who served in World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. The facility is conveniently located off the Garden State Parkway at Exit 165 and is across the street from Bergen Regional Medical Center.

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