Veterans

Featured Veteran: Garifuna Rising

Featured Veteran: Garifuna Rising

Featured Veteran: Garifuna Rising by Gonzalo Duran This week’s featured Veteran is Petty Officer 2nd Class Edson Arzu of the United States Navy (USN). Edson was born in Guatemala but raised in the Bronx, New York. He currently works at […]

by · October 13, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Military, Veterans
Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop

Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop

Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop by Gonzalo Duran In my new regular column I have sought out veterans to share their stories and recognize their community work. This week I would like to introduce Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrian […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Military, Veterans
AmVets Fundraiser 11/7/15

AmVets Fundraiser 11/7/15

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
How Close Are We To Ending Veteran Homelessness In NYC?

How Close Are We To Ending Veteran Homelessness In NYC?

Depending on your point of view, veteran homelessness may be eliminated within a few months but the housing dilemma is what will continue for, perhaps, many years to come. You see, the Mayor’s Office states there are an estimated 1,000 […]

by · September 8, 2015 · Op Ed, Veterans
Featured Veteran: The 30 Year Cadet that Never Stopped

Featured Veteran: The 30 Year Cadet that Never Stopped

Featured Veteran: The 30 Year Cadet that Never Stopped by Gonzalo Duran This week’s featured Veteran is Corporal Joseph Ronda, United States Marine Corps (USMC). Joseph was born and raised in the Bronx and grew up in the Throggs Neck […]

by · September 7, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Military, Veterans
The Trump Silver Lining – IAVA Founder Responds to Trump’s remarks on McCain

The Trump Silver Lining – IAVA Founder Responds to Trump’s remarks on McCain

Over the last few days, almost everyone in America has voiced an opinion on the remarks made by Donald Trump about Senator John McCain’s war service. IAVA has joined every leading veterans group in America in condemning the remarks. This […]

James J. Peters VA Community Open House–June 29th 12- 4 p.m.

James J. Peters VA Community Open House–June 29th 12- 4 p.m.

by · June 23, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
SENATOR KLEIN HONORS U.S. SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN ON MEMORIAL DAY

SENATOR KLEIN HONORS U.S. SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN ON MEMORIAL DAY

Klein Pays Tribute to Fallen Soldiers at Memorial Day Services Across the Bronx & Westchester BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), together with hundreds of active military members, local American heroes, families and children, paid tribute to the […]

by · May 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor to Bronx WWI Hero

President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor to Bronx WWI Hero

WASHINGTON, DC – On June 2, 2015, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Army Sergeant William Shemin and to Army Private Henry Johnson for conspicuous gallantry during World War I. Congressional legislation required the Secretaries of […]

Memorial Day at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza

Memorial Day at Rudy Macina Peace Memorial Plaza

by · May 23, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
SENATOR JEFF KLEIN HONORS ANALIZA BENJAMIN AT 2015 VETERANS HALL OF FAME CELEBRATION

SENATOR JEFF KLEIN HONORS ANALIZA BENJAMIN AT 2015 VETERANS HALL OF FAME CELEBRATION

Klein Celebrates Remarkable Achievements of Local Bronxite & True American Hero     BRONX, NY – In celebration of the remarkable achievements of military service members across the State of New York, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) today honored Analiza Benjamin, […]

by · May 20, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Bronx Veterans Appreciation Day Breakfast

Bronx Veterans Appreciation Day Breakfast

   

by · May 19, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos, Veterans
JMC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE SHOWS THE EXTREME NEEDS OF OUR VETERANS

JMC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE SHOWS THE EXTREME NEEDS OF OUR VETERANS

At the Joint Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital Community Advisory Board and the JMC Auxilary, Inc. conference the dire needs of our veterans and what is needed to combat their very serious issues.  All of the speakers […]

Mental Health and Veterans Conference this Friday

Mental Health and Veterans Conference this Friday

On May 15th, Jacobi Hospital is hosting their annual mental health conference which is organized by Sylvia Lask and sponsored by the Joint Community Advisory Board of the North Bronx Health Network. This year’s conference is devoted to the mental […]

Free Veteran Business Owner Workshop Set For NYC

Free Veteran Business Owner Workshop Set For NYC

Veteran business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to attend a free workshop and seminar focused on federal and state contracting opportunities for veteran businesses in New York City on May 13 at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The […]

by · May 8, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans