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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity 40 Portraits to be Added to Wall of Heroes

WHAT:

Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Giuseppe (Joe) Chila announced today that the county would unveil 40 more portraits on The Wall of Heroes at a ceremony on May 24th.

The Wall of Heroes depicts the likeness of residents who were killed in action or missing in action while serving in the US Military. The Wall represents all branches of the military and it is arranged by era in the Gloucester County Justice Complex. The Wall of Heroes was originally unveiled last Veterans Day and featured 100 portraits of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:00 pm

WHERE:

Gloucester County Justice Complex, 70 Hunter Street, Woodbury. Park in Justice Complex Garage and enter through the glass doors.

WHO:

50 relatives, friends and Veterans Organizations who submitted applications for those whose likeness will appear on the Wall of Heroes
Robert M. Damminger, Freeholder Director
Giuseppe 'Joe' Chila, Freeholder Liaison, Veterans Affairs/Co-Chair, Wall of Heroes Working Group
Stephen M. Sweeney, NJ Senate President
Tony Halas, Chair, Gloucester County Veterans Advisory Council
Dennis Clowney, Co-Chair, Wall of Heroes Working Group