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What so proudly we hailed

“The flag is the symbol of what the people of America stand for, what we believe in, and what defines us as citizens of the greatest country in the history of the world. It is the spirit of our individual hopes and dreams and the shining light for democracy everywhere.” – Author and collector J. […]


Somerset Patriots host Operation Shoebox NJ packing event on Saturday, June 25th & “A Salute to the Flag” July 4th

          Bridgewater, NJ- The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots are hosting an Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing Event at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, June 25th. Volunteers of all ages are invited to help pack care packages to ship to U.S troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. The event will […]


Greetings From Headquarters

Rod Hirsch | May 27, 2011 Greetings and welcome to the revamped, redesigned Operation Shoebox New Jersey website! We’re sure you’ll agree that it is more user friendly, easier to navigate and easy on the eyes. Dina Portik of Raven Design in Dunellen, N.J. has been working on the new site for several months and […]


Support Victory Campaign 2011!

Bridgewater, NJ – Every time the Somerset Patriots win a game during the 2011 season they will be scoring a victory for all U.S. troops deployed overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan. Operation Shoebox New Jersey and the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club are partnering for “Victory Campaign 2011,” providing an opportunity for all fans to not […]


Volunteers Invited to Pack Boxes for US at 6th annual Christmas packing in Manville Nov. 13th

MANVILLE – Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff pack gift boxes and send Christmas greetings to U.S. troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan at its sixth annual Christmas packing and Santa’s Workshop Nov. 13. The packing and workshop will be at the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration […]