Military & Veterans

October 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Chris Smith (R-4th District) hailed the recent passage of the Accelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act that would provide increased access to federal lands for the purposes of veterans’ medical therapy. “Research has increasingly shown that outdoor recreation can ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, August 12, Beacon of Life, a PACE Program, hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The event was appropriately held at the Parade Field at Fort Monmouth and was free to veterans and active military members. A $5 donation to the Wounded Warrior ...

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Deadline to Sign Up for an Appointment with a VA Representative is Tuesday, August 11 FREEHOLD, NJ — Rep. Chris Smith, in conjunction with the Veterans Administration, will host a Telephone Claims Clinic for veterans, military retirees and their family members, and active-duty service members on ...

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Lake Como Places Commemorative Wreaths along Lake Como and in White Park BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar observed Memorial Day with two services at Memorial Row — the laying of the wreaths by members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Manasquan Post 1838 and the commemorative ringing of the bells by ...

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NEW JERSEY — In a salute to frontline COVID-19 responders, the Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force's Thunderbirds will conduct two flyovers today in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas. Dubbed "America Strong," the collaborative effort will begin with the first 40-minute flight ...

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Recipients of Veterans Affairs benefits will automatically receive automatic economic impact payments, according to the Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans and their beneficiaries who receive compensation ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar paid tribute to those who served this nation during its annual Veterans Day service, acknowledging the veterans who stood among the crowd yesterday morning at Monument Row along Main Street. At the invitation of retired Army Col. Jim Bagley of the Veterans of ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will hold its annual Veterans Day services on Monday, November 11 at 9 a.m. at Monument Row, located on Main Street between 12th and 13th Avenues. Following the service, the Belmar Historical Society will provide refreshments in the Belmar Municipal Building’s courtroom, ...

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MANVILLE, NJ — Operation Shoebox New Jersey is putting out a call for volunteers to help form an assembly line and pack boxes for shipment to U.S. troops deployed around the world. The nonprofit volunteer organization, which will celebrate its 15th anniversary next year, will host its annual ...

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