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, […]

MONSEY VETERAN TAKES NATIONAL COMMANDER POST

MONSEY VETERAN TAKES NATIONAL COMMANDER POST

BY MIRIAM EDELSTEIN On August 11, 2012 the Jewish War Veterans elected a new national commander. His name is Sheldon Ohren and he’s one of Rockland’s own–a resident of Monsey. Ohren is the fourth Rocklander to hold the post, the prior Rocklanders being Edwin Goldwasser, Warren Dolny and Monroe Mayer. “The purpose of JWV is […]

Brandon Raub, The Government and The Facebook Generation

BY VINNY MURPHY AND CANDACE RIVERA Iraqi veteran Brandon J. Raub is speaking out, after his recent detainment in a Virginian psych ward earlier this month. Raub, a decorated Marine, was arrested outside his home after law enforcement received complaints about Raub’s social media posts. “It made me scared for my country the idea that […]

Miele’s Musings, July 5th: What’s The Parade About?

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE I always say that a parade is made up of believers. We have a lot of believers in the United States, and many occasions on which to celebrate our faith in each other, in our history, in our nation. The Columbus Day and St. Patrick’s Day parades are no longer […]