Memorial Day 2020

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May 252020


The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee created a Memorial Day Ceremony video which premiered in the above space on May 25.  The video included a narration of our ceremony using images, video messages from Mayor Sadaf  Jaffer, Rev. Chris Heitkamp, the playing of TAPS, and a montage from the students of Montgomery Lower Middle School.

The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee invites you attend this premiere at 9:00 AM on Memorial Day when our ceremony would normally take place. Besides above, the video will also premiere at the same time on the Township Facebook page at, or on

You may also view the presentation any time afterwards in observance of Memorial Day.





Veterans Memorial Committee Seeking Purple Heart Recipients to Honor


Attention all US Military Veterans, Active-Duty Armed Service Members, and their Families residing within Montgomery Township:  We are a designated Purple Heart Community, and as part of this honorable distinction the Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee would like to recognize all Township residents who have earned or have had someone in their immediate family (including spouses and grandparents) who has earned the Purple Heart award.

Please contact: or (908) 359-8211 Ext. 2279 so that we can identify and recognize all our Purple Heart recipients and their families.  Thank you!

Memorial Day Ceremony 2021 Recap


The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31, 2021 at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial.  The Ceremony featured lowering of the flags by Montgomery Township Boy and Girl Scouts, a spiritual message provided by Reverend Christopher Heitkamp, and reflections provided by Montgomery Mayor Devra Keenan.  Memorial Day honors and remembers all our military service members who have died while serving our country.  Any member of the public is welcome to visit the Memorial for quiet reflection any day from dawn to dusk.  It is located near the upper parking lot of Montgomery Veterans Memorial Park on Harlingen Road. Please see some photos from this year’s ceremony at: