L/CPL Robert J. Slattery, Det #206, "SCUTTLEBUTT NEWS", Sep 2021 - #4
John Basilone Parade

On Sunday September 19 we Marines from the Slattery Det had the honor of doing the IWO flag raising for the John Basilone parade.

On behalf of the John Basilone Parade Committee, the Borough of Raritan, Lt General Ronald Coleman and Lt General Richard Zilmer our sincere gratitude and thanks to everyone who made the parade so spectacular.

The 40th annual John Basilone Parade was just outstanding. Perfect weather, a great line up, packed streets, and honor and respect for John and all of our veterans. This is your parade. Thank you to everyone who participated and made it happen.

Backpacks For Life

On Friday we had the honor of help backpacks for life with their golf outing great day.

Semper Fi
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