Memorial Day Ceremony May 25, 2019

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony was held on May 25, 2019 at Rock Spring Park.

Below is a copy of the program:

Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Scott Taylor gives the Keynote Speech at Washington Township’s Memorial Day Ceremonies on Saturday at Rock Spring Park

Flocktown School May 2019

On Friday, May 24 at 8:45 AM, our post met for flag raising at  Flocktown School, followed by a question and answer session in a classroom with some of the students.

Old Farmers Road School May 2019

On Wednesday, May 22 at 8:30 AM, at Old Farmers Road School, our post met for breakfast followed by classroom discussions. At this event Dave White, the former music teacher at Old Farmers,  joined us as a Veteran.  Dave recently retired from Old Farmers.

Long Valley Middle School May 2019

On Tuesday, May 21 at 11:30 AM our post met at the Long Valley Middle School, for lunch with the students and classroom discussions. We will have three classroom discussions lasting approximately thirty minutes in length.

Cucinella School May 2019

On May 17 the Memebers of  Post 1776 went to the Cucinella School for a Flag Raising and discussions with the students.


The students also presented each veteran with dog tags they made.

West Morris HS Visit by Vietnam War Vetrans

Vietnam Veterans of our post visited  West Morris High School for a class discussion on the Vietnam War with the history students on this  April 29, 2019 .   Those attending from L to R : Larry Oppel,  Chuck Dauchert,  Tom McBride, Tom Holden, John Larkin, Ed Twomey, and Rod Della-Salla.


Vet Visit- Bob DeRose.

Our newest honorary member of Post 1776:  Bob DeRose.   Bob really enjoyed our visit, and we enjoyed being with Bob and his wife Kathie  on 4/14/19.

West Morris Central High School Visit to Vietnam Memorial

On April 8, 2019 members of Post 1776 accompanied students from WMC HS on a field trip to the Vietnam Memorial i Holmdel, NJ.

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel Township, New Jersey, honors those from that state who served in the Vietnam War, especially the 1,562 men and one woman who were killed or missing in action.

Below are pictures of the field trip.