Veterans

Spotlight on Veteran Patrick “Pat” Dolan

Spotlight on Veteran Patrick “Pat” Dolan

By Jeremy Warneke Born in 1921 in East Harlem to Irish immigrants, Patrick “Pat” Dolan grew up in the Bronx, where he raised his own family and continues to reside. He fought for his country in World War II and […]

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Jazz Legends for Disability Pride – Benefit Concert on January 8

As announced in a previous column, plans are moving along for Disability Pride in July. On January 8, Jazz Legends for the Disabled will be held at the Quaker Meeting Hall in Manhattan. Many of the great jazz musicians will […]

Corrections Officer Indicted for Crimes Related to Death of Veteran on Rikers: Murder, I Say

Corrections Officer Indicted for Crimes Related to Death of Veteran on Rikers: Murder, I Say

Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson yesterday announced the indictment of Rikers Island Correction Officer Carol Lackner for failing to tour and inspect the cells of inmates under her charge on the overnight period of February 14-15, 2014, and then making […]

by · December 9, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Veterans
Veteran Suicide:  The 22 A Day Challenge

Veteran Suicide: The 22 A Day Challenge

Guest post submitted by Gonzalo Duran I am sure you have heard or been told that during the holiday season, suicide is more prevalent. In actuality, it is a misconception. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that […]

by · November 30, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans
Local Veterans Honored by Bronx Chamber of Commerce

Local Veterans Honored by Bronx Chamber of Commerce

Yesterday the Bronx Chamber of Commerce held a Veterans Recognition Luncheon in which they honored Bronx veterans who, not only served their country but serve their communities. “We are proud to salute our heroes, and thank them for their heroic […]

by · November 20, 2014 · Local Events, Veterans
Nov 11: A Day to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans (GALLERY)

Nov 11: A Day to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans (GALLERY)

By Lewis H. Goldstein Yesterday at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month Americans of every race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and national background paid tribute to all who served our nation over the years. It […]

by · November 12, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Veterans
Veterans Day 2014 – Honoring Our Veterans

Veterans Day 2014 – Honoring Our Veterans

Today we honor and reflect on all of the hard work and sacrifices our veterans endured for the causes of freedom and justice.

by · November 11, 2014 · Announcements, Veterans
The Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade 2014

Throggs Neck Hand Salutes our Veterans

On Sunday November 9 The 30th annual Throggs Neck Veterans Day Parade proudly honored all of the men and women veterans, from all wars, who served our nation with dignity. Under beautiful sunny skies and warm temperatures the parade kicked […]

by · November 10, 2014 · Editorials, Local News, Veterans
30th Annual Veterans Parade Honors Those Who Serve and Those Who Serve Veterans

30th Annual Veterans Parade Honors Those Who Serve and Those Who Serve Veterans

Bronxites and veterans gathered at the 30th annual Veterans Day Parade today in Throgs Neck. Every year the parade honors veterans and those currently serving in the military. However, this year also paid tribute to those who dedicated their time […]

by · November 9, 2014 · Local Events, Photos, Veterans
The children listening to a speaker

P.S. 108 Hosts Wonderful Veterans Day Celebration

P.S. 108 held their 6th Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 7th.  The event brings children and veterans together to commemorate the effort and sacrifices veterans have made to help secure the causes of freedom around the world. The […]

by · November 8, 2014 · Veterans
American Legion Town Hall Meeting

American Legion Town Hall Meeting

by · November 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Garifuna Veterans of America: The Core Values Awards

Garifuna Veterans of America: The Core Values Awards

Release from Devil Dog USA Inc.: In the last two years Devil Dog USA Inc. has helped thousands of members in the Bronx community and other regions of the US but its main focus has always been to the Veterans. […]

by · November 2, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
Gonzalo Duran, Founder of Devil Dog USA Inc., Veteran’s Advocate & Former Marine Featured on FOX & Friends

Gonzalo Duran, Founder of Devil Dog USA Inc., Veteran’s Advocate & Former Marine Featured on FOX & Friends

Veteran’s advocate, former Marine, Founder of nonprofit Devil Dog USA Inc, and Bronx Chronicle friend & contributor Gonzalo Duran was featured this week on FOX & Friends. The segment highlighted the work Devil Dog is doing to repurpose abandoned homes into […]

by · October 14, 2014 · Bronx Personalities, Veterans, Video
Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Homelessness II: Veteran Homelessness From East to West Coast

Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Homelessness II: Veteran Homelessness From East to West Coast

Guest post submitted by Gonzalo Duran Employment, education and housing are universal issues. Veterans fall into a category just like everyone else. Where we differ is that we have many benefits and organizations dedicated to providing assistance on every possible […]

by · October 11, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans
A Veteran’s View on MOVA

A Veteran’s View on MOVA

Guest post submitted by Gonzalo Duran The misuse of time and energy wasted at legislation within the Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs (MOVA) continues to astonish me. The terse timeframe for the new Commissioner General, Loree Suttons’, statement that “She […]

by · October 2, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans