Gottheimer Honors America’s Fallen Heroes at Memorial Day Services, Festivals, and Parades

May 28, 2018

Attends Events in New Milford, Westwood, Fair Lawn, Teaneck, and Bergenfield

Today, May 28, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored America’s fallen heroes at Memorial Day events with local veterans, first responders, active service members, families, and local officials across the Fifth District. Gottheimer attended the New Milford Fire Company Memorial Day Service, Westwood Annual Memorial Day Parade, Fair Lawn Memorial Day Parade, Teaneck Cedar Lane Family Festival, and Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade.

“As we enjoy this long weekend with friends and family, please join me in pausing to honor and remember our nation’s fallen heroes and rededicating ourselves to serving the heroes still with us today,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “We can never adequately express our gratitude to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but we can start by keeping our promises to today’s veterans and service members who risk their lives to keep us safe. To me, there is no commitment more sacred than to those who have served our nation.”

Below: Gottheimer pays his respects to our fallen heroes at the New Milford Fire Company Wreath Laying Ceremony

Below: Gottheimer thanks veterans at the Fair Lawn Memorial Day Parade

Below: Gottheimer speaks and salutes the flag at the Westwood Memorial Day Parade

Below: Gottheimer presents the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award to Vietnam War Veteran Carl Sabatino and the 2018 Distinguished Service Award in Community Volunteerism to Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corp President Izzy Infield at the Teaneck Cedar Lane Festival

Below: Gottheimer thanks Fifth District veterans at the Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade

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