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Hunterdon County officials hold KIA honor flag renewal ceremony

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) -Hunterdon County officials raised a refreshed Killed in Action (KIA) Honor Flag at a special ceremony outside of the county’s Historic Courthouse in Flemington Thursday afternoon.

The solemn ceremony included Veterans, County officials refreshed the flag with the help of the Flemington National Guard and paid special recognition for the 13 members of the military killed at the airport gate in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 26.

Officials chose October 7 because it is the 20th anniversary of the commencement of the war on terrorism in Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom, America’s first response to the 9-11 terrorist attack twenty years ago.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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