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Camden County Veterans Honored

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VOORHEES, N.J. -

Veterans in Camden County were honored in Voorhees on Sunday. Eight men and women, representing every branch of the US military, were awarded "Camden County Service Medals" at noon.

The veterans honored were:

Coast Guard, Yeoman 1st class Elizabeth Jean White, served from 1944 to 1946

U.S. Navy, FT 2nd class Billy Bailey, Korean War, served from 1951 to 1955

U.S. Army, 1st Lt. Lorraine Brunner, Korean War, served from 1951 to 1953

U.S. Army Specialist 4th class, Joseph Cohen, served from 1962 to 1965

U.S. Air Force, Airman, John Daniels Jr. served from 1958 to 1962

U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Lt. Raymond Lavanture, served from 1954 to 1956

U.S. Army Pfc. Leroy Lyons, served from 1943 to 1945

U.S. Army Tech Sgt. Irving Ocher, World War II, served from 1943 to 1946

The Camden County Military Service Medal was created by the Board of Freeholders to honor local men and woman who served their country.

"The Veterans that fought for our country with honor and conviction deserve to be thanked and recognized for their contributions," said Freeholder Ed McDonnell, liaison to the Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs. "It is fitting that we pay tribute to this special group of Veterans and tell their stories."

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