Veterans

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Vet Talk is Back!

BronxNet and Devil Dog USA, Inc. are joining forces to bring more awareness to the issues that Veterans in the Bronx are facing. In the last three years, Sergeant Gonzalo Duran has been on multiple shows on BronxNet fifteenth different […]

by · October 18, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

by · September 26, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Veterans
Team Bronx (L to R) (Mike Massie, Max Makarczuk, Sheldon Rector and Harris Keane) were joined by PGA Professional, Nick Novak (2nd from the left).

Disabled Vets Tee Up At PGA REACH ‘Secretary’s Cup’

Military Veterans with Disabilities Tee-it-Up at “Secretary’s Cup,” 9-Hole Golf Match Prior to 2016 PGA Championship Week   PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America, hosted the inaugural “Secretary’s Cup,” on Sunday, July 24th at Fiddler’s Elbow […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Military, News, Sports, Veterans
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NYS Senate Passes Veterans’ Measures

SENATE PASSES MEASURES TO IMPROVE LIVES OF VETERANS AND HONORS THEIR SERVICE WITH ANNUAL “HALL OF FAME” CELEBRATION.

by · May 25, 2016 · Government, News, Veterans
Craft of War Writing Workshop Engages Thoughtfully with Veterans & Civilians

Craft of War Writing Workshop Engages Thoughtfully with Veterans & Civilians

From April 2 through June 11, the Morris Park Library has been host to the “Craft of War Writing” workshop in partnership with Voices From War. It is funded by The Bronx Council of The Arts and the NYC Department […]

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers by Gonzalo Duran This week’s featured Veteran is Specialist Jose Javier Castro of the New York State Guard (NYSG). Jose was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx. He is […]

BP Diaz Releases Bronx Veterans’ Resource Guide

BP Diaz Releases Bronx Veterans’ Resource Guide

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Veteran Advisory Council hosted a special meeting to educate & update community boards and elected officials on veterans’ resources in The Bronx and across the city.   In addition, Borough […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
The Tragic Truth Of Accidental Deaths In Combat Zones

The Tragic Truth Of Accidental Deaths In Combat Zones

By Jeremy Warneke There have been efforts to reduce non-hostile deaths in the U.S. military, but have those efforts really paid off? The only person who died during my deployment to Iraq in 2003 to 2004 was U.S. Army Sgt. Landis […]

by · February 1, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Military, Veterans
Local Veterans Honored with Brunch and a Job Fair

Local Veterans Honored with Brunch and a Job Fair

Yesterday the Bronx Chamber of Commerce held their annual Veterans Recognition Brunch in which they honored Bronx veterans who, not only served their country but serve their communities. “The Bronx Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 8th annual veterans celebration […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Local Events, Military, Veterans
Bronx Lawmaker Salutes Nation’s Veterans from U.S. Battleship

Bronx Lawmaker Salutes Nation’s Veterans from U.S. Battleship

As the nation celebrated our U.S. military men and women on Veterans Day, one Bronx lawmaker saluted our veterans from Pearl Harbor on board the USS Missouri battleship. NYC Council Member Andy King took part in the 2015 Veterans Day […]

by · November 18, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
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Honoring Our Veterans: This Week and Everyday [WITH GALLERY]

This past week has been devoted to honoring our veterans for their service, patriotism, valor, leadership and commitment to protect the freedom for all who live in our nation. Too often their services are overlooked and some veterans are treated […]

by · November 12, 2015 · Local News, Military, Photos, Veterans
Free Red, White & Blue IHOP® Pancakes To Veterans And Active Duty Military On Veteran’s Day, November 11

Free Red, White & Blue IHOP® Pancakes To Veterans And Active Duty Military On Veteran’s Day, November 11

Those Who Serve Will be Served Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries, Blueberries and Whipped Topping GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — IHOP® restaurants will once again honor the 22 million Veterans currently living in the United States and more than […]

EBHF Sat Nov 7th 11am Veterans Day at Van Nest Memorial ( Mead & Unionport Ave) NOTE: FREE events, St. Paul’s National Historic Site

EBHF Sat Nov 7th 11am Veterans Day at Van Nest Memorial ( Mead & Unionport Ave) NOTE: FREE events, St. Paul’s National Historic Site

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site 897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 914-667-4116   www.nps.gov/sapa Special free Programs in November 2015   Thursday, Nov 5,  7 PM Rest in Peace: The History of Funerals in America, a talk by Nancy […]

by · November 4, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Veterans
Upcoming Veteran Parades

Upcoming Veteran Parades

November 7, 2015- The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team Inc. 2nd Annual Veterans Day Parade 11:00 a.m. Formation & 12:00 p.m. Kickoff-E. 175th Street & Crotona Parkway Memorial Service at the West Farm Soldiers Cemetery (E. 180th &  Bryant Ave) […]

by · November 1, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Veterans
Featured Veteran: Finding Your Vibe

Featured Veteran: Finding Your Vibe

Featured Veteran: Finding Your Vibe by Gonzalo Duran In my regular column I have sought out veterans to share their stories and recognize the services they provide. This week’s featured Veteran is Corporal Jared Sterk of the United States Marine […]

by · October 19, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Military, Veterans