The Myth of Veterans and Crime

The Myth of Veterans and Crime

BY DIANE DIMOND As Veterans Day 2017 is fresh in mind, let’s do more than just thank military members for their service. Let’s all do our part to erase some of the persistent myths about our returning veterans. First, military training and exposure to combat does not create the wacko battle-scarred solider so often depicted […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

By Supervisor George Hoehmann  On November 1, 2017, the Town of Clarkstown held our second annual Veteran’s Day appreciation ceremony and breakfast at the Street Community Center in New City. Over 200 local veterans attended the event. This year, we had the honor of having Megan Leavey, a US Marine Corp Veteran and Purple Heart […]

Veterans Day Events & Offers

Veterans Day Events & Offers

RCC: Remembering the Centennial of US Entry into the Great War Tuesday, November 7, 11 am – noon in the Technology Center, Ellipse Veterans Job Fair: Tuesday, November 14, noon – 2 pm Student Union, Room 3214 (Also in Rockland Community College) The Holocaust Museum Salutes Our Veterans: Thursday, November 16, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm and 7 pm – […]

Where is Your DD-214?

Where is Your DD-214?

For those veterans not planning on living forever, you don’t need this info — for the rest of you, listen up! Does anyone besides you, know where your DD 214 is? First things first: do you know where your DD 214 is? Okay, let’s start slow — do you know what a DD 214 is? […]

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

Memorial Day is the time for Americans to reconnect with their history and core values, by honoring those who gave their lives for the ideals we cherish.Engraved in granite at the Korean War Memorial in Atlantic City are the words of Robert Pinsky 39th Poet Laureate of the United States: Less eager than willing. More […]

SENATOR TO HOST VETERANS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Senator David Carlucci will host his Veterans Advisory Committee meeting next Thursday (Valentine’s Day), February 14 from 10 a.m. – noon. The event will be held at the VFW Ramapo Post 2973, 16 Ramapo Road, Suffern. Among the topics that will be discussed includes Senator Carlucci’s “Jobs for Heroes” legislation in the Senate. The bill, […]

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