Memorial Day 2010

Fugle-Hummer Post 65 - Metuchen, NJ

Fugle-Hummer Post 65 has been honoring our Armed Forces on Memorial Day with a parade in Metuchen New Jersey since 1928.The parade has only been canceled twice due to inclement weather since 1928.In the past 15 years we have honored every conflict by having a Grand Marshall for each conflict. This year we will have A Marine represent World War II and Korea ,an Army soldier representing Vietnam, a New Jersey National Guardsmen for Iraqi freedom and Georgia National Guardsmen just returned from Afghanistan who grew up in the town.

We will also be holding special services at Fugle's monument in Alpine cemetery in Perth Amboy NJ. Fugle's grandparents paid for his remains to be returned to the US from France in the 1920's. Hummer's body is still interred in France. Both men died on the same day in France Sept 1918. Our post is named in their honor hence " Fugle-Hummer" American Legion Post 65. Our Post was Chartered the first year The American Legion came into existence issuing charters.

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