Veterans

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Calvin Parker Corporal Corporal Calvin Parker Award: Honoring Our Veterans Year: 2015 United States Marine Corps Corporal Calvin Parker nobly fought in the Vietnam War from 1966 until 1967, as a proud and brave member of the United States Marine Corps. Corporal Parker […]

by · February 24, 2021 · Bulletin Board, Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Tammy E. Rose US Army | Transportation Supervisor (88N) Tammy E. Rose served in the United States Army as a Transportation Supervisor (88N). She began her career in the armed forces in Ft. Eustis, Virginia, going on to Ft. Lewis, Washington […]

by · January 22, 2021 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Rodney K. Moore Award: Honoring Our Veterans Year: 2015 U.S. Air Force Rodney Moore began his military career when he joined the U.S. Air Force in 1976. He became proficient in refueling all aircraft, including fighter jets and transit aircraft. Mr. […]

by · January 7, 2021 · Veterans
Sal Conforto, publisher, The Bronx Chronicle

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sal Conforto Award: Honoring Our Veterans Year: 2014 Mr. Conforto says he is driven by a personal commitment to give back to the Bronx and his Morris Park community, leaving both a better place than when he first got there almost 40 […]

by · December 8, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

SFC Rick Connors Award: Veterans Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Richard was born, raised and educated in Auburn, New York. He began his naval career in 1963 and served in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve for seven years, being honorably […]

by · July 13, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Ruben R. Pratts Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Pratts was born February 24, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY of Puerto Rican parents. His father, Francisco Rosa Pratts, arrived to New York in 1915 or 1916, while his mother, Juanita Figueroa arrived […]

by · June 15, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Stanley Rychlicki Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Every July 4th, Stanley Rychlicki, one of our WWII veterans puts up 13 flags o remember 13 friends he lost during the war. He still has vivid memories of battle and sacrifice. Mr. […]

by · June 8, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Eli Vetrano Award: Veterans Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Eli Vetrano was born October 9, 1928, the 12th of 13 children born to Michael and Margaret Vetrano of Yonkers, New York. Eli Vetrano attended Yonkers Public Schools, and learned his trade as […]

by · June 1, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

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. […]

by · May 18, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Louis S. Nigrello Louis S. Nigrello honorably served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a radioman first class and served with great distinction on the USS LSM 144 in the Pacific Theater, and was involved in […]

by · May 11, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sergeant First Class Robert Laskaris Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 Robert Laskaris (Retired Sergeant First Class, United States Army) is a highly decorated combat veteran whose service spanned more than 20 years and encompassed the wars in Korea and Vietnam […]

by · May 4, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Private First Class Peter E. Joseph Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 United States Army, 87th Ordinance Battalion, 16th Ordinance Company A Great State is only as great as those Individuals who perform exemplary service on behalf of their community, and […]

by · April 27, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sergeant First Class Robert Laskaris Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 Robert Laskaris (Retired Sergeant First Class, United States Army) is a highly decorated combat veteran whose service spanned more than 20 years and encompassed the wars in Korea and Vietnam […]

by · April 20, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Private First Class Peter E. Joseph Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 United States Army, 87th Ordinance Battalion, 16th Ordinance Company A Great State is only as great as those Individuals who perform exemplary service on behalf of their community, and […]

by · April 13, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sam Danial Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2007 In recognition of his meritorious military service and his decades of tireless advocacy on behalf of his fellow veterans, Sam Danial has earned a place among the elite veterans of the Empire State. […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Veterans