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Patriots to Honor 100th Birthday of WWII Veteran

Somerset PatriotsThe Somerset Patriots (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) will honor the memory of John Basilone with a bobblehead on Sunday, September 11, as part of a series of events to recognize the 100th birthday of the first enlisted Marine in World War II to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery on Guadalcanal.  Read more and watch news report here.  View Patriots schedule here.


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