Category: Cranford’s 86

PFC Joseph P. Minnock

Meet PFC Joseph P. Minnock, 1st Vietnam War Casualty from Cranford, NJ By Don Sweeney and Stu Rosenthal In November 1965, Cranford conducted its annual Veterans Day ceremonies, but the events were overshadowed by devastating news. On Nov. 8th, national

LT Roger S Norton Jr, U.S. Navy Reserve

Meet LT Roger S Norton Jr, U.S. Navy Reserve and Cranford 86 Hero By Stu Rosenthal and Don Sweeney with Bob Lopez     As we march into a new year profiling the brave young men who sacrificed their lives

Cranford Residents Raise Funds to Sponsor Banners Honoring Hometown Heroes

Submitted by Don Sweeney Following the Cranford Memorial Day parade last May, the Cranford 86 project dedicated an initial set of banners recalling local fallen heroes. The banners, which depict each of their likeness, were on display throughout Memorial Park,

Corporal Juan Bargos

Meet Corporal Juan Bargos, one of our Cranford 86 Hometown Heroes In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day By Don Sweeney, Stu Rosenthal Lt. Col. and Steven Glazer (ret.) The upcoming centennial of Armistice Day, which marked the end