Military & Veterans

July 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY: What a great way to celebrate our Veterans and Active Military! It's the 5th Annual PLAY HOOK-e Day, on August 21, at Lake Julianna, Ponderosa Estates Farm, Millstone Township, NJ. Join Jersey Shore Vietnam Veterans of America, Cardinale Enterprises, Laurita Winery & Jersey Coast ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Middletown Township has added additional ways to enhance ongoing initiatives to benefit the lives of local veterans. The township closed on a property located on Leonardville Road in Belford, that will be transformed into 100 percent affordable housing units for those who served in ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Join the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, Vietnam Veterans of America NJ Shore Area Chapter 12, Manalapan Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, as they host a final Salute to Arms with a stop outside the Hall of Records, as the cremains of forgotten ...

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Alex pictured above served the Holmdel Community as an EMT with the Holmdel First Aid Squad. Alex loved dogs. As a child fighting cancer he found joy in the therapy dogs, and he had a family dog growing up. When he was living and working in NYC, he was often too sick to take on the ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ—A.J. Perri, a New Jersey-based provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services celebrating its 50th anniversary, gave back to two military veterans by donating and installing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) units free of charge in their ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ – It's been over a year since The Vietnam Era Museum, located at 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel, closed due to the pandemic. This month the museum will reopen its doors to the public on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Timed tickets for Memorial Day are available through ...

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NEW JERSEY — April is National Donate Life Month: A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life. Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor — and time is literally running out. Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – A United States Army veteran plans to donate 36 acres of land on Route 72 in Barnegat to set up transitional housing for homeless vets. Martin Weber and his late partner, Jeff Poissant, purchased the property in October 1994. Weber attributes Poissant’s death a few years ago to ...

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Active duty military personnel have multiple options for free federal tax preparation. One is IRS Free File. This program offers online tax preparation, electronic filing and direct deposit of refunds, at no cost. Members of military and their families who have income below $72,000 may choose ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Give Paul DeSaro nearly any piece of wood, and he can transform it. Whether the wood comes from a battleship or a branch from your backyard, he can craft an entirely handmade pen from it. DeSaro, who refers to himself as “The Pen Guy,” has been selling these unique pens for ...

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(NEW JERSEY) — On behalf of all New Jersey residents, Governor Philip D. Murphy ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Air Force Captain Kelliann Leli of Parlin, Middlesex County, NJ. Captain Leli died November 27th in a non-combat related vehicle incident at Al Dhafra Air Base, United ...

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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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