The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation will hold a Remembrance Day Ceremony and Huey Helicopter Dedication on Wed., May 7, 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Vietnam Era Museum, 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel (off Exit 116, Garden State Parkway).
The guest speaker will be Rocky Bleier, Vietnam Veteran and four time Super Bowl Champion. There will also be remarks by Major General Clark W. Martin, USAF (Ret’d) and Chairman of the NJVVMF; Brigadier General Michael L. Cunniff, Adjutant General of New Jersey; Al Sever, 116th Assault Helicopter Company; Ken Gurbisz, US Army, 1968-1970; and Bob Briant, Jr.; Utility Transportation & Contractors Association.
May 7 was created by legislation in 1991 as a unique day in New Jersey to honor all those who served in the military during the Vietnam Era from 1959 to 1975. As part of this year’s ceremony the Foundation will unveil its newly restored Huey Helicopter at the Vietnam Era Museum.
The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation offers a meaningful and engaging experience that recognizes the sacrifice, courage and valor of Vietnam Veterans and encourages and fosters a thorough understanding of the Vietnam Era including the political, historical, social, cultural and military aspects, which affected the United States, and especially New Jersey.
To learn more about the Foundation and the Huey project, visit njvvmf.org.