NJ Veteran Journal
Summer 2005 Edition

Remembering the Heroes

Memorial Day 2005

A member of the 108th Air Refueling Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard, places a flag in preparation for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony, May 28 at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The ceremony began with a parade of color guards from various veterans organizations led by the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery Joint Honor Guard. Other highlights included the 63rd Army Band, a Missing Man Formation Fly-over of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 177th Fighter Wing, New Jersey Air National Guard; a seven-gun rifle salute; and the presentation of memorial wreaths by representatives of more than 30 veteran and service organizations. The cemetery was named in honor of BG William C. Doyle on January 3, 1989. Since its opening, more than 33,000 veterans and family members have been interred. Photo by Lt. Col. Roberta Niedt, NJDMAVA/PAO.


General Information

The New Jersey Veteran Journal is an official publication of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, and is intended to serve New Jersey’s veterans, their families, friends, and concerned individuals and groups.

All correspondence should be sent to the editor at: NJDMAVA, PAO-V, PO Box 340, Trenton, NJ 08625-0340.

Richard J. Codey
Acting Governor

Major General Glenn K. Rieth
The Adjutant General

Brigadier General Maria Falca-Dodson
Deputy Adjutant General

Colonel (Ret.) Stephen G. Abel
Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs

Lt. Col. Roberta Niedt
Public Affairs Officer

Staff Sgt. Barbara J. Harbison

Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen

Roman M. Martyniuk
Staff Writer

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