Governor Honors Operation Enduring Freedom Veterans

Photos and story by Tech. Sgt. Mark Olsen, NJDMAVA/PA

Govern Honors Operation Enduring FreedomGov. James E. McGreevey held a Veterans Reception and Military Honor Awards Ceremony on June 22 at Drumthwacket. The Ceremony honored New Jersey active-duty, Guard, and Reserve who had served in Afghanistan and in Operation Enduring Freedom. The New Jersey Medal of Honor was awarded to 15 recipients including Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Pycior, Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon when it was attacked Sept. 11.