FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2013
Contact: Jim Lowney, 908-527-4711



Union County Medal of Honor Memorial Unveiled


(From left) Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen, Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, Dr. Ralph Oriscello, a Vietnam Veteran and former Chief of Cardiology at the East Orange Veterans Medical Center, historian and former Sheriff’s Former Chief Warrant Officer Lester Sargent, Freeholder Alexander Mirabella, Freeholder Sergio Granados, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, Freeholder Vernell Wright and Richard Thompson from the Union County Office of Veterans Affairs unveil the Medal of Honor Memorial at the Union County Complex in Elizabeth. The permanent monument honors the military service of the ten Union County recipients of the Medal of Honor.  (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)