Legislators Honor Chapter 1002 Grand Marshals

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Wallkill Valley Chapter 1002 were honored at the the annual Sussex County (New Jersey) St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals’ Luncheon by Assemblyman Parker Space (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris). Space presented a Joint Legislative Resolution honoring their achievements and recognition as the 2019 parade’s Grand Marshals.

From left, Assemblyman Parker Space; Chapter 1002’s Owen Martin, John Harrigan and Bob Gilbert; and legislative staffer Louis Crescitelli.

“We wouldn’t be what we are in this country if it wasn’t for our veterans and we have to thank them every single day for what they have done,” Space said at the luncheon. “You guys are the best.”

Separately, Chapter 1002 members joined Sussex County Democrats for a traditional Irish breakfast at The Irish Cottage in advance of the parade.


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