Atlantic Cape Honors Veterans, Past and Present, With Ceremony

Kevin Pasiglao, of Egg Harbor Township, discusses his yearlong experience in the United States Army Reserve.

Kevin Pasiglao, of Egg Harbor Township, discusses his yearlong experience in the United States Army Reserve.

Atlantic Cape Community College held a Veterans Ceremony on Nov. 11 to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces, past and present, at its Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

The program began with a rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” sung by

Egg Harbor Township resident Lt. Col. Thor Himley shares a moving tale of the trials and tribulations he and his friends went through during their time on active duty.

Egg Harbor Township resident Lt. Col. Thor Himley shares a moving tale of the trials and tribulations he and his friends went through during their time on active duty.

Heather Boone, associate professor of social science at Atlantic Cape. Guest speakers included Atlantic Cape associate professor of philosophy and religion, Richard Benner of Mays Landing, United States Army; Atlantic Cape student and Egg Harbor Township resident Kevin Pasiglao, United States Army Reserve; member of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard, Daniel Lewis, United States Army specialist; and 177th Fighter Wing Inspector General Lt. Col. Thor Himley of Egg Harbor Township, United States Air Force. Heather Boone invited attendants to join her in singing, “God Bless America,” to conclude the ceremony.

Army Specialist Daniel Lewis takes a moment to thank all of the veterans for what they have done for him and others currently serving.

Army Specialist Daniel Lewis takes a moment to thank all of the veterans for what they have done for him and others currently serving.

Atlantic Cape associate professor of philosophy and religion, Richard Benner of Mays Landing, shares his story of serving in the Army.

Atlantic Cape associate professor of philosophy and religion, Richard Benner of Mays Landing, shares his story of serving in the Army.

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