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
Left to right: Ned Vaughn, Marc Baron, Travis Mills with Gene DeFrancis at the Washington DC GI Film Festival.

Walking Vets: PTSD, Suicide and the Unsung Heroes

By Contributor Gene DeFrancis The Walking Dead has become easily one of my favorite shows to watch on TV. I am so excited for its return. I still have not put my finger on why I love it so much […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Editorials, Veterans
5th Annual Thank-A-Vet Boat Outing

5th Annual Thank-A-Vet Boat Outing

Many people talk about thanking our veterans for their service but some questions still linger: What’s the right way to say “thank you” and Can more be done? Stepping up to answer these questions is Judy Lanci of The American […]

by · September 30, 2014 · Local Events, Local News, News, Veterans
Profiles from the Veterans Hall of Fame 2014 : Arma E. Andon

Profiles from the Veterans Hall of Fame 2014 : Arma E. Andon

From the nyssenate.gov: Captain and Company Commander Arma E. Andon Award: Honoring Our Veterans Year: 2014 Arma E. Andon embodies the life, character and abilities of a generation of leaders who exemplify the great American spirit. Mr. Andon, also referred […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Veterans
Profiles from the Veterans Hall of Fame 2014 : George Alexander, Jr.

Profiles from the Veterans Hall of Fame 2014 : George Alexander, Jr.

From the nyssenate.gov: George Alexander, Jr. was born on June 18, 1920, and raised in Palatka, Florida. After serving his country in the United States Navy, he was honorably discharged in 1945. Mr. Alexander devoted much of his time and […]

by · July 21, 2014 · Veterans