The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Lt. Colonel Joseph T. Nader

Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Year: 2010

Joseph T. Nader,  retired Lt. Col and retired Lt. YPD, also a Yonkers native, served in North Africa and Italy during WWII and at Ft. Gordon during the Korean War. As an US Army reservist, he attained the rank of Lt. Colonel. Joe was appointed to the Yonkers Police Dept. in 1946 and was Chairman of the Police and Fire Retirees for 8 years. He was also Past Commander of Post 1666 VFW and Chairman of the Central Committee of War Veterans. Joe was instrumental in establishing Montrose Veterans Nursing Home, Veterans Service Agency in Yonkers and the Gold Star Mother’s Monument in Larkin Plaza. He was a recipient of Westchester County Veteran of the Year  and NY Veterans Hall of Fame.

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