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August 8, 2009

Picatinny will honor Marines on Sunday

ROCKAWAY -- About 125 Marines from Golf Company, 2nd Battalion of the 25th Infantry will be awarded the New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal, the state's highest military award, at noon Sunday..

The unit, which is based at Picatinny Arsenal, served in Iraq's Anbar Province from September 2008 to April 2009. It was Golf Company's third mobilization since 2002 and its second tour in Iraq.

Retired Army Col. Stephen G. Abel, Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs, New Jew Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs will present the awards