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United States Military veterans serving at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office honored

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – In honor of Veterans Day, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office began the annual tradition of recognizing U.S. Military Veterans who serve in the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. The program was the idea of then Chief of Staff Daniel Pfeiffer, himself an Army Veteran.

On November 10, Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and his command staff again celebrated Veterans Day with members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office who served in the United States Armed Forces before pursuing a career with the Prosecutor’s Office. Twenty (20) members have been recognized as U.S. Veterans. This year, Detective Thomas McEnroe was presented with a certificate of recognition for his service.

The following list identifies each member, and the respective military branch in which they served:

Chief of Staff Daniel Pfeiffer                                                 U.S. Army

Deputy Chief Robert McNally                                               U.S. Marine Corps

Captain Harrison Dillard                                                        U.S. Army

Detective Supervisor Christopher Vanadia                            U.S. Army

Lieutenant Michael Gomez                                                    U.S. Army

Detective Supervisor Jimmy Atoche                                      U.S. Army

Detective Joseph Ellis                                                             U.S. Army

Detective Muhammad Thomas                                               U.S. Marine Corps

Assistant Prosecutor Julian Hill                                              U.S. Army

Detective Janet Thai                                                                U.S. Marine Corps

Lieutenant Edward Jones                                                       U.S. Air Force

Sergeant Robert McDermott                                                  U.S. Coast Guard

Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Francine Ehrenberg          U.S. Army

Detective Edward Mitreuter                                                   U.S. Marine Corps

Assistant Prosecutor Robert Preziosi                                      U.S. Army

Director Al Imperiale*                                                           U.S. Army

Agent John Jespersen                                                             U.S. Marine Corps

Detective Anthony Del Viscovo                                             U.S. Air Force

Detective Owen M. Curry                                                      U.S. Marine Corps

Detective Thomas McEnroe                                                   United States Marine Corps Reserve

*Deceased

Appointed to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in March 2021, McEnroe was also recognized as being the newest MCPO member to be added to the Veteran’s Honor Roll. The following information reflects his service accomplishments.

Detective Thomas McEnroe

April 1987– 1991: United States Marine Corps Reserves, Infantry Platoon, Squad Leader/MOS: 0311. Active Duty in Support of Operation Desert Storm

Awards/Recognition:

  • National Defense Service Medal, Expert Rifle Badge
  • Perfect Score “300” USMC Physical Fitness Test

“We are honored at the MCPO to thank all these dedicated veterans in New Jersey law enforcement, and especially those serving in our Prosecutor’s Office and convey our most sincere gratitude and appreciation for their sacrifices and services. In American history, there are those who have always been the first responders to help others in time of crisis or danger and these military veterans demonstrate that quality of self-sacrifice and patriotism that makes our country strong. Morris County has been blessed to have many military veterans serve in local and county law enforcement. We are all grateful for their patriotic efforts to have protected and served to keep our country safe, and for their continuing dedication as officers to keep our Morris County citizens safe. God Bless these proud veterans and their families,” Carroll said.

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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