Honoring Navy SEAL Matthew Kantor

$2,550 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 9 months
Our council is raising funds to dedicate a refurbished building at Naval Weapons Station Earle to the memory of US Navy SEAL Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Kantor, killed in action in Afghanistan.

The money raised will be used as follows:

1. Building signage to Mathew Kantor
2. A bronze plaque citing the passage below
3. A wooden sign to be placed at NWS Earle
4. Funding for a mural depicting Mathews life
5. To support the ceremony to be held in his honor

 Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Kantor, 22, raised in Gillette NJ, died in Afghanistan, bravely serving our country, on November 1, 2012.

“While on patrol, several insurgents mounted a complex machine gun attack on Matt and his team,” it read in part. “Without fear or hesitation, Matt moved to protect his teammates and was mortally wounded by the heavy machine gun fire.
“He was the first line of defense for his team and his actions were directly responsible for saving the lives of his element and protecting the main body of the patrol,” the letter continued. “Matt was true to form in his last moments, a gallant and noble warrior who put his team above himself.”

Matt, 22, posthumously received the Bronze Star with Valor.

Find out more by visiting CJNLUS.org
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To all my Friends, Colleagues and Associates;
Please visit our page here or at www.cjnlus.org and help us recognize one of New Jersey's fallen heroes. Please contribute whatever you can to help Honor Navy Seal Mathew Kantor. If you have any questions, please just reach out and ask me.
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$2,550 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 20 people in 9 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Navy League of the United States (Central Jersey Council)
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Perth Amboy, NJ
EIN: 223210211
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19 days ago
Daniel Dermer
5 months ago
Stacey Gardner
6 months ago
Don Hansen
6 months ago
Robert Kantor
6 months ago
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7 months ago
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