Middletown Township is hosting a Welcome Home Picnic on Sunday, September 13th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2179 to thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War. The post is located at 460 Route 36 in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown. Admission is free for veterans and their families.
This special event is part of a nationwide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The picnic is hosted by the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee in partnership with VFW Post 2179, American Legion Post 338 and American Legion Post 515. The picnic is rain or shine. The menu includes soda, water, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans and watermelon.
Middletown Township is a Partner in the Defense Department’s Commemorative Partner Program. The program is designed to assist a grateful nation in thanking and honoring Vietnam veterans and their families.