Congressman Scott Garrett, R-5, who spoke at the ceremony, noted that each soldier's death has "a sad, poignant meaning for that family."
He also recognized the dedication of small-town America, which honored its fallen on such a beautiful day.
"It is important that we continue this tradition for this generation and the next generation," he said.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Garrett on Memorial Day
The New Jersey Herald has some of Garrett's comments: