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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

MacArthur Honors WWII Veterans in Medford

October 14, 2016
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom MacArthur today honored WWII veterans of South Jersey at a ceremony with family and friends in Medford, New Jersey. MacArthur introduced local WWII veteran, Col. James Roughgarden and Holocaust survivor and Army Major Ernest Kaufman of Lumberton.
“The veterans who fought for our country in World War II risked their lives so that we could live free,” said Congressman MacArthur. “Today I had the honor of recognizing the service of South Jersey’s WWII veterans in a ceremony with family and friends. Their service and triumphs are worthy of our admiration and gratitude. They fought evil —brute force, bad faith, injustice and oppression. Decades later, we still marvel at how they saved the world and honored our nation.”