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Sussex County’s 22nd annual Salute to Military Veterans event set for Nov. 6

AUGUSTA, NJ (Sussex County) – The 22nd annual Salute to Military Veterans event will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 6 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta.

The program will consist of a parade that will highlight veterans of all branches of the service, military vehicles, civic groups, community bands and local high school bands.

Highlights of the day will include the reading of essays written by local students, a Prisoner of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) solemn remembrance and a 21-Gun Salute. Members of the Sussex County Board of County Commissioners will be presenting commemorative pins to all veterans in attendance.

This tribute to our military veterans allows Sussex County to publicly recognize the contributions and sacrifices our veterans and their families have made for our country.

Refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of the event.

For more information, contact the Sussex County Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555, ext. 1221 or email

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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