Military & Veterans

November 20, 2020

Photo above: Woman's Club of Colts Neck prepared take-home lunches for Veterans and their families.  COLTS NECK, NJ - The Colts Neck community came together this year, as they do every year, to honor our Nation's Veterans on Veterans Day. This year the celebration was held at 11 a.m. on ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel honored our United States Veterans on Wednesday, Veterans Day. Holmdel Township gathered to honor and thank the veterans of the United States military on Veterans Day this Wednesday with nice weather holding back the rain that came later in the day. They gathered to ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Beginning on Veterans Day, November 11, 2020 and going forward, Gold Star Families and U.S. military veterans will receive lifetime passes  to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks, wildlife refuges and forests, the National Parks Service said. "The ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4) hailed the recent passage fo the Accelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act that would provide increased access to federal lands for the purposes of veterans’ medical therapy. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Center for ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: On Wednesday, August 12th, 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. A five dollar donation to the Wounded ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Comfort Keepers In Home Care supports events and organizations that make a positive difference in our communities. Right now Comfort Keepers is supporting Beacon of Life's Wounded Warrior Fundraiser. Your business can also be a part of supporting our Veterans! You can have your ...

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NEW JERSEY - The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has announced the scheduled July 4th flyover of New York City and the Hudson River, as part of its "salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution." Reportedly led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the flyover will also consist of F-15 ...

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"The Veteran Care Service team's focus on benefits for our Veterans really fills a void in our society. They carry the banner that says don't forget the sacrifice these men and women have made for our Country! They provide a clear and concise way for these folks to access the benefits and programs ...

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Today, June 6, 2020, is the 76th anniversary of D-Day, a day when we should all take time to remember and honor the men and women of our Armed forces who helped free a world from evil.  The operations at Normandy were the beginning to the end of WWII. Growing up, I was taught to honor and ...

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  Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did ...

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COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL DAY DRIVE-THRU TRIBUTE In Honor of our Fallen Military Monday, May 25, 2020 Colts Neck Town Hall, 124 Cedar Drive 11:00 am – 12:00 pm TO VIEW THE TOWNSHIP’S PATRIOTIC DISPLAY RESIDENTS ARE INSTRUCTED TO ENTER VIA WINTHROP ROAD FROM CEDAR DRIVE AND EXIT FROM ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - An important part of American history made in NJ, went up in flames yesterday. Before the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, George Washington and his troops spent two nights at Longbridge Farm near Ridge Road in South Brunswick.  Washington had unseated the British in Philadelphia ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ--The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) will host the annual Memorial Day ceremony virtually via Facebook and Instagram Live at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The virtual ceremony will begin with a benediction by Joe Formola, chaplain of the New Jersey State Council ...

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The 177th Fighter Wing and 108th Wing are partnering in the nationwide Air Force Salutes Flyover event, May 12 (weather date - May 13), to honor the men and women working on the front lines during the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic. The flyover will feature three F-16 Fighting Falcons from the ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by May 5 if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents, so they can quickly receive the full amount of their ...

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The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of  VA benefits will automatically receive automatic Economic Impact Payments. Veterans and their beneficiaries who receive Compensation and ...

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Join Jersey Shore Vietnam Veterans of America, Cardinale Enterprises, Laurita Winery & Jersey Coast Anglers Association at Lake Julianna in Millstone Township, NJ, on Saturday, May 9th, from 9am-2pm, for a day of fun and fishing. Door Prizes, free BBQ, free rigs & bait & loaner ...

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Obituary of Timothy Day Slisky Timothy “Tim” Day Slisky, 59 of Marlboro passed away Wednesday, February 12th surrounded by his family. Timothy was born in New Brunswick and raised in Highland Park where he attended and graduated from Highland Park High School. Shortly after high school, Tim ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Two bills were passed recently, both of which were sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D - Middlesex) and Senator Troy Singleton (D - Burlington). The proposals, S-2448 and S-2449, are set to waive certain licensing fees for veterans and their spouses. It will exempt ...

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"While we have time, let us do good” HOWELL, NJ -- Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04)  joined representatives from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, local elected officials, members of law enforcement and local veterans, in honoring United States Marine Corporal Scott Nokes.  Nokes ...

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