Veterans

Please Join us on “Veterans’ Day” at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza – November 11

Please Join us on “Veterans’ Day” at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza – November 11

by · November 8, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Bronx VA 2017 Summit on Mental Health Recovery: Engaging The Military Family – Sept. 12th

Bronx VA 2017 Summit on Mental Health Recovery: Engaging The Military Family – Sept. 12th

Tuesday September 12, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT RSVP HERE. Join us at the 2017 Bronx VA Summit focusing on Suicide Prevention, Family Services & Access You will hear about current VA partnerships that have expanded services for active […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Bronx VA 2017 Summit on Mental Health Recovery: Engaging The Military Family, Sept. 12th, 9am

Bronx VA 2017 Summit on Mental Health Recovery: Engaging The Military Family, Sept. 12th, 9am

Join us at the 2017 Bronx VA Summit focusing on Suicide Prevention, new Family Services and Access. You will hear about current VA partnerships that have expanded services for active duty personnel, veterans and their families; and from clinicians, providers, veterans […]

by · August 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Portrait of Soldier in Uniform

Military Monday’s Offers Legal Help for Veterans

Military Mondays is now helping veterans with child support downward modifications! This is in addition to our ongoing work on SSI/SSD applications and advice, and housing support. Veterans who are interested in attending should call LSNYC’s hotline at 917.661.4500, between 10am and […]

by · July 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Op-Ed: Putting Our Memories into Action After Memorial Day

Op-Ed: Putting Our Memories into Action After Memorial Day

PUTTING OUR MEMORIES INTO ACTION AFTER MEMORIAL DAY By State Senator Kevin Parker The Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944 – better known as the G. I. Bill, was intended to provide World War II veterans with funds for housing and […]

by · June 27, 2017 · Op Ed, Veterans
Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital by David Greene Several hundred veterans and invited guests gathered under a tent to attend a groundbreaking for the new Fisher Houses that will be built on the grounds of the […]

by · June 16, 2017 · Housing, Veterans
Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Job Fair

The 3rd Annual #Veterans & Community Job Fair on June 9 at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY. 11am to 3pm 

More than 7,000 graves were "flagged" by volunteers at Woodlawn Cemetery. Photo by David Greene

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial Day. According to Lynn Radke and Bruce Campbell […]

Memorial Day: Remembering their Sacrifices

Memorial Day: Remembering their Sacrifices

by · May 29, 2017 · Uncategorized, Veterans

Op-Ed: A Difficult Task: Realizing Who Our Military Veterans Are

A Difficult Task: Realizing Who Our Military Veterans Are Who or what is a United States military veteran? The answer depends upon who you ask and how you phrase the question. According to a 2012 Congressional Research Service Report, “a […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Op Ed, Veterans
Bulletin Board: To-Go Meals, Sweets & Sweaters Events

Bulletin Board: To-Go Meals, Sweets & Sweaters Events

Community leader Bharati Kemraj invites Bronxites to  be jolly and share a little kindness to our youth, communuty and veterans by supporting the Holiday events she has created. Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 5-6PM. Complimentary Holiday ‘To Go Meals’ will […]

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN HOSTS 9TH ANNUAL VETERANS’ BREAKFAST

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN HOSTS 9TH ANNUAL VETERANS’ BREAKFAST

BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), in partnership with Congressman Joseph Crowley, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, and Councilman James Vacca, hosted the 9th Annual Veterans’ Breakfast on Sunday at Villa Barone Manor. Lieutenant Colonel Ron Watson, […]

by · November 16, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
HONORING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION

HONORING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION

A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference. MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION MONTH Each year, our President signs a proclamation honoring the families of veterans declaring November Military Family Appreciation Month. The […]

by · November 13, 2016 · Veterans
Assembly Minority Leader Kolb On Veterans Day

Assembly Minority Leader Kolb On Veterans Day

A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference.   “The courageous men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces deserve our collective gratitude and respect. As the […]

by · November 11, 2016 · Op Ed, Veterans
Bronx Veterans Day, November 13th

Bronx Veterans Day, November 13th

The 32nd annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade kicks off on November 13 at 12 noon from East Tremont Avenue and Lafayette Avenue before ending at Bicentennial Memorial Park on Randall Avenue. Lt. Colonel Ron Watson, United States Marine Corps (retired.) […]