Veterans Park is next to WWII hero John Basilone's statue

RARITAN – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday at the new Veterans Park on West Somerset Street.

Veterans and members of the Basilone Parade Committee were in attendance along with state, county and municipal officials, according to a news release. The park is located adjacent to the statue of World War II hero John Basilone.

“This park is dedicated to all Somerset County veterans, from all branches of the military and from all wars and conflicts,” said Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer. “We thank you for your service and your sacrifice.”

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard presented …read more

Source: Somerset

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