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Union County POW/MIA Remembrance Day

pow-mia-slideUnion County Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Vernell Wright, Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan and Union County Manager Alfred Faella joined local veterans at the Union County POW/MIA Remembrance Day ceremony outside the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. The guest speaker was Lieutenant Colonel Steven Brozak, USMC Retired. The annual event is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to honor and remember prisoners of war and those missing in action (POW/MIA). The National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed each year on the third Friday of September. (Photos by Jim Lowney/County of Union)