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July 19, 2022, Lakewood, New Jersey – The Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, II Memorial Fund was honored that BlueClaws First Basemen Rixon Wingrove wore the “Zilinski” name on the back of his jersey on Military Appreciation Night at First Energy Park in Lakewood. Gold Star families received special recognition at the ball game with each player wearing the last name of a warrior on his jersey.
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This Military Appreciation Month we’re asking you to once again help us in submitting names, pictures and stories of those who have served through use of the Remember Wall on our website. WAA will share submissions across our own channels throughout the month. And we’re excited to offer you, and your supporters an opportunity to win 100 veterans’ wreaths to send to the location of your choice as a way of saying thank you!
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Annual Tradition of The Zilinski Memorial Fund Honoring Veterans at West Point Cemetery with a Wreath-Laying Ceremony Resumes Following Pandemic
The E3 Private First Class in the Army was severely injured during a deployment in Kuwait in 2005 when he was just 19 years old. During a mission to recover the fallen, Patterson severely damaged his left leg and hip, and suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury.