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Veterans Day 2018

Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2018 On November 11, 1918, the United States and its allies signed an armistice with Germany to end hostilities in World War I. The Great War exacted a tremendous toll on our Nation. More than […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Job Fair

The 3rd Annual #Veterans & Community Job Fair on June 9 at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY. 11am to 3pm 

Memorial Day: Supreme Sacrifices

Memorial Day: Supreme Sacrifices

Monday, May 29 — Today is Memorial Day, looked on as the start of the summer season, and a time for family gatherings and sporting events. But the true meaning of the day is underlined by the continuing sacrifices made by […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Holidays, Profile America
HONORING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION

HONORING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION

A special message from New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and the Assembly Minority Conference. MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION MONTH Each year, our President signs a proclamation honoring the families of veterans declaring November Military Family Appreciation Month. The […]

by · November 13, 2016 · Veterans
Bronx Veterans Day, November 13th

Bronx Veterans Day, November 13th

The 32nd annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade kicks off on November 13 at 12 noon from East Tremont Avenue and Lafayette Avenue before ending at Bicentennial Memorial Park on Randall Avenue. Lt. Colonel Ron Watson, United States Marine Corps (retired.) […]

Open Registration: Veterans Activity and Fitness Groups, November 15

Open Registration: Veterans Activity and Fitness Groups, November 15

Bronx Veterans Activity and Fitness Groups Did you get out of shape after leaving the military? Veterans are invited to come join the Bronx Vet Center’s veteran activity groups to re-develop and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Activities take place daily […]

Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

by · September 26, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Veterans
Veterans Intro to Golf, August 12 & 13

Veterans Intro to Golf, August 12 & 13

New York City veterans are invited to partake in a two-day introductory golf lesson at the Turtle Cove Golf Center in Pelham Bay Park, hosted by Devil Dog Incorporated. The events will take place on Friday, August 12th and Saturday, […]

NYS Senate Passes Veterans’ Measures

SENATE PASSES MEASURES TO IMPROVE LIVES OF VETERANS AND HONORS THEIR SERVICE WITH ANNUAL “HALL OF FAME” CELEBRATION.

by · May 25, 2016 · Government, News, Veterans
Local Veterans Honored with Brunch and a Job Fair

Local Veterans Honored with Brunch and a Job Fair

Yesterday the Bronx Chamber of Commerce held their annual Veterans Recognition Brunch in which they honored Bronx veterans who, not only served their country but serve their communities. “The Bronx Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 8th annual veterans celebration […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Local Events, Military, 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
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 […]

Bronx Veteran’s React to Eric Sheppard Challenge

Bronx Veteran’s React to Eric Sheppard Challenge

Bronx Veteran’s React to Eric Sheppard Challenge by Gonzalo Duran A few weeks ago student protestors at Valdosta State University (VSU) were videotaped stomping on the United States Flag while chanting derogatory remarks. On April 17th one of the leaders […]

by · May 5, 2015 · Op Ed, Veterans
Committee for Effective Leadership Announces 2015 Honorees

Committee for Effective Leadership Announces 2015 Honorees

The Committee for Effective Leadership has announced its honorees for its April 26, 2015 awards luncheon: Mr. Patrick Devine, Veteran, co-Founder of The Bronx Veteran’s Day Parade; Hon. Joe McManus, Labor Leader, Member, NYS Democratic Committee; Hon. Joan Millman, former […]