JACKSON – Join Jackson American Legion Post 504 for the 30th NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony on September 13 at the George S Hassler Funeral Home to honor local veterans who served in the US Army, Navy, and Air Force.
The ceremony will be hosted by the “New Jersey Mission of Honor for Cremains of American Veterans,” whose duty is to locate, identify and inter orphaned and abandoned Veteran cremains. This task helps honor those who have served during peace and conflict.
The NJ Mission of Honor Ceremony will honor 9 veterans who served in various branches through World War I, World War II, Korea, and Peacetime.
These veterans have been located with the cooperation of funeral directors from the George S Hassler Funeral Home (Jackson), DeMarco Funeral Home (Monroe Township) and the DuBois Funeral Home (Audubon).
The ceremony will include:
- 10 a.m.: Guests arrive
- 10:30 a.m.: Ceremony begins
- 12 p.m.: Motorcade departs with Police Escort for BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
- 1 p.m.: Arrive at BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
- 1:30 p.m.: Committal Service
Attendees at the cemetery must remain at the Front Entrance Information Center until an escort arrives. All are invited to attend.
For more information, contact Judy Kapp at 732-232-3286.