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Mercer County to mark anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Post Date:11/28/2017 3:23 PM
TRENTON, N.J.—On Sunday, Dec. 3, at noon, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes will welcome veterans and other members of the Greater Mercer County community to a ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, which happened on Dec. 7, 1941.

The event, which is presented by Mercer County Veteran Services in conjunction with the Mercer County Veterans Council, will be held at Catholic War Veterans Post 417, 301 Grand St., Trenton, and the public is encouraged to attend.

Mr. Hughes will give brief remarks at the ceremony, and remarks by Capt. Stanley Winowicz Jr., USNR, will follow. This year’s program will also feature the traditional laying of a wreath at the base of the American flag, the laying of a second wreath by the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, a 21-gun salute by the Marine Corps League, and the playing of taps.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held indoors.
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