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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Gloucester County Veterans honored with federal medals

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(Woodbury, NJ) On Wednesday, April 13, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners honored 31 veterans- seven of them posthumously-  with federal medals that they had earned during their time in service but had not received.  

Director Frank J. DiMarco said, "These military veterans deserve our deepest respect and gratitude. We are honored to have had a part in helping them get the medals and honors that they have earned."

Commissioner Denice DiCarlo, liaison to Veterans Affairs said, “We are grateful for the chance to express our deepest thanks and appreciation at this ceremony to these veterans who risked their lives to serve our country.”

The veterans honored are:

Diego 

Chila

Army

Mickleton

Steven M.

Copestick

Army

Stratford

Lenwood

Hamilton

Army

Cherry Hill

William S.

Hiller Sr.

Army/Navy

Mantua

Gregory

Holland

Army

Franklinville

George

Green

Navy

Glassboro

Raymond R.

Jones Sr.

Army

Lindenwold

Joseph R.

Junk

Army

Pitman

Frederick G.

Koenig Jr.

Marine Corps

Mantua

Frederick J.

Lang Jr.

Air Force

Deptford

Ronald C.

Lehman

Army

National Park

Walter T.

Lippincott

Marine Corps

Westville

James M.

Mcclintock

Army

Camden

Richard M.

Mendoza

Army

Deptford

Diane L.

Negley

Army

Glassboro

Peter

O'Brien

Army

Williamstown

Edward G.

Rambo

Army

Wenonah

John H.

Richman

Air Force

Williamstown

Walter A. 

Rosewitski

Army/Marine Corps

West Deptford

James R.

Sjolander Jr.

Air Force

Turnersville

William J.

Taylor Jr.

Navy

Mantua

Joseph J.

Trasatti

Navy

Williamstown

John F.

Trovato

Navy

Glassboro

Sollie

Walker

Air Force

Pine Hill

Richard L.

Zacamy

Army

Williamstown

Doroteo 

Astorga Jr

Air Force

 

Edward B.

Chrzanowski

Navy

West Deptford

Paul F.

Krwawecz

Army

Sewell

Salvatore F.

Principato Jr.

Army

Clayton

William C.

Smith

Army

Deptford

Richard R.

Mack

Army

Pitman


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County Clerk James Hogan, Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Denice DiCarlo

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Commissioner Denice DiCarlo read a short biography and the medals awarded for each veteran.

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