Chapters 233, 452 Join Patriots in Honoring Veterans

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 452 joined the the Somerset (N.J.) Patriots baseball team to honor veterans and current members of the military on Aug. 25. The event honored the Guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with Sgt. Kevin Donovan as the keynote speaker.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 233 Metuchen provided an Honor Guard, and Combat Logistics Battalion 25 of Red Bank re-enacted the flag raising on Iwo Jima. The event also included a military fly-over with World War II planes by pilots from The Jersey Jerks.

All veterans received complimentary admission to the game, with family and friends of veterans able to buy reduced-price seats.

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