America would not be the country it is today without its veterans, and New Jersey plays a historical war in the history of our country’s conflicts. New Jersey was the home to many major battles during the Revolutionary War. There are tens of thousands of Veterans living in the Garden State, and today is the day to give thanks and acknowledge their sacrifice. Here’s a guide to everything Veterans Day in NJ.
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Rider University Honors Veterans Day with Over 10,000 Flags
In honor of Veterans Day, Rider University placed 10,000 flags throughout the Campus Mall. It really is a beautiful site, especially against the backdrop of increasing tension in the Middle East. Now more than ever, we need to pay respect to these brave individuals. If you see a veteran while going about your day, say hello and thank him for his service.
Find a Veterans Day Parade Near You!
VetFriends.com made a great list of local NJ Veterans Day parades. Find it here.
Are You a Veteran? Here’s a Guide to Free Stuff in NJ
Various chains and restaurants in New Jersey are offering free services and products for veterans:
- Free breakfast at any IHOP
- Free admission to any National Park
- Free admission to Fury at select theaters
- Free haircuts at Great Clips
- Free lunch or dinner at Chili’s, Applebee’s and more.
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