Berkeley College and Newark Museum Honor Veterans History Project Participants


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12,
2013

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122

igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu

BERKELEY COLLEGE AND NEWARK MUSEUM HONOR
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT PARTICIPANTS

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Photo Caption: Berkeley College and the Newark Museum recently held a gala to celebrate Veterans of the Armed Forces who participated in the Veterans History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress. In 2000, the United States Congress established the Veterans History Project in order to collect, preserve and archive personal accounts of American service members so that future generations will be able to hear directly from the veterans and better understand the realities of war. Left to right are Richard E. Robitaille, EdD, Berkeley College Assistant Vice President, Office of Military and Veterans Affairs; New Jersey Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen; Berkeley College students Timeng Kao of Flushing in Queens, NY, U.S. Navy; and Maja Johnson of Newark, NJ, U.S. Army; Chris Carbone of Wayne, NJ, U.S. Army; students Matteo Bonomo of Flushing in Queens, NY, U.S. Army; Roscelle Jones of Newark, NJ, U.S. Air Force;  Speedy Guareno of Kearny, NJ, U.S. Army; Andres Mendez of Newark, NJ, U.S. Army; Gail Brantley of Orange, U.S. Navy; Luis Sosa of Newark, NJ, U.S. Army; and James Marshmon of Newark, NJ, U.S. Army. To view the Veterans History Project video, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31bRj0bAR2c&feature=youtu.be

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