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Senator Anthony Bucco, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon meet with the next generation of leaders at Picatinny Arsenal

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Senate Republican Leader Anthony M. Bucco and Morris County Sheriff James Gannon recently met with military leaders and personnel at the Picatinny Arsenal’s Joint Program Executive Office (Armaments & Ammunition) in Morris County.

“I am once again deeply honored to have had the opportunity to visit the Picatinny Arsenal and witness the remarkable work being done by our dedicated service members,” said Bucco. “The Arsenal’s research and manufacturing expertise are invaluable for our national defense and the passion and knowledge exhibited by these talented and gifted individuals is truly inspiring. Their commitment to excellence and innovation serves as a testament to the bright future of our nation’s defense. It is always an honor to speak about leadership with the next generation of leaders at the Arsenal.”

“Picatinny Arsenal is responsible for providing defensive and shielding products and services that are paramount to our nation’s defense and state of readiness. Their equipment and operations are paramount to the security of all branches of the United States military. Their leadership efforts towards research and development are unparalleled and it was once again my honor to collaborate with their leaders. Following our annual visit, I always go away with a renewed invigoration and sense of purpose,” said Sheriff Gannon. “We share a mission of a professional and adept response, safety, and security in our daily remit, and we serve the same citizenry with the ultimate goal of protecting our families, friends and neighbors. Senator Bucco and I enjoy this annual collaboration, we’re on the same team and of a similar mindset!”

Senator Bucco and Sheriff Gannon meet each year with the Fellows at the Defense Acquisition University Senior Service College to interact with the next generation of leaders at the Arsenal, engaging in insightful discussions and offering words of wisdom on leadership at all levels of government. The joint program is committed to providing superior armaments and ammunition to our war fighters.

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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