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Governer Celebrates Veterans Day with Soldiers
Governer Celebrates Veterans Day with Soldiers

New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine shakes hands with some of New Jersey’s newest veterans, Soldiers from the 250th Brigade Support Battalion, before giving the keynote speech at the Veteran’s Day Memorial ceremony at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery.

The ceremony took place on Sunday, November 11 at 11 a.m. on the patio of the Chapel.

The Veterans Day Ceremony honored New Jersey veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.  The ceremony included a flag Retirement Service, wherein the ashes of 2,000 flags were entombed.

The Veterans Memorial Cemetery is New Jersey’s sole state-operated veterans’ cemetery.  Dedicated in 1986, it is funded jointly by state and federal dollars and is under the management of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.   Doyle Cemetery is the busiest state veteran cemetery in the nation, averaging 2,750 interments each year.



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