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Tag Archive | "Veterans"

NYS Senator Lee Zeldin: Honoring Our Veterans

Monday, November 11, 2013

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A Column by NYS Senator Lee Zeldin A distinctly American tradition, Veterans Day serves as an important reminder to honor and thank all of those who have sacrificed so much to preserve American freedom and liberty. As a Major in the Army Reserves, I understand and deeply appreciate the service of all of my brothers […]

Veterans For Better Government August 25th Forum A Success

Thursday, August 30, 2012

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On August 25, 2012 Veterans for Better Government Coalition held a free public forum at the VFW, 155 Searingtown Road, Albertson, NY 11507, which was hosted and sponsored by Leann Murphy-Baker, Veteran Advocate for veterans throughout Long Island and the country.

August 25: Veterans For Better Government

Monday, August 13, 2012

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"Meet the Candidates" forum for veterans living in Nassau County.

Huntington Town Unveils Plaque Expressing Appreciation for Afghanistan, Iraq Veterans

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Special Vietnam War Remembrance Marks Memorial Day

MEDICAL STAFF HONORED FOR SAVING LONG ISLAND VETERAN FROM FLESH-EATING BACTERIA

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (below right) today honored Dr. Louis Riina (below 2nd right) and a team of local doctors and nurses at Nassau University Medical Center’s Burn Center who saved the life of a veteran suffering from ”Necrotizing fasciitis,” a rare, life-threatening, flesh-eating bacteria at Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) in East […]

May 19: Suffolk County Honors Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel

Friday, May 18, 2012

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Two Events to Take Place This Weekend to Honor the Lives and Service of Members of the Armed Forces Suffolk County Executive Bellone and the Director of the Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency, Tom Ronayne announce two events to honor the lives and service of Long Island veterans. Veterans Mass Inurnment-Long Island National Cemetery-Suffolk County […]

May 19: Major Effort to Enroll Veterans in the VA system

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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Suffolk County Legislator Browning Encouraging Local Vets to Participate The Department of Veteran’s Affairs has announced a major effort underway in Mastic Beach Village to contact all veterans in order to notify them of an enrollment event on May 19 at the Mastic Beach Fire House. The plan was unveiled at the Mastic Beach Property […]

Rep. Israel: Putting Veterans Back to Work

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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When our veterans return home from defending our nation overseas, they deserve every opportunity that our country can provide for them. At the very least, they should be able to have the basics – a home; access to affordable health care; a stable job. But for too many veterans, that dream is far from reality: […]

LIPA Program Lowers Rates for Veterans

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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May 19 Veterans Event to Include Application Assistance Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning announced today that she has secured the participation of LIPA representatives at the Saturday, May 19 veterans enrollment event to be held at the Mastic Beach Fire House from 9am to 3pm. The event is being run by Veterans Affairs (VA) in […]

Photo of the Week

Sunday, April 22, 2012

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A Wounded Warrior walks out of the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House to participate in the sixth annual Soldier Ride, a cycling event to help them restore their physical and emotional well-being, April 20, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Mangano Welcomes Afghanistan Veteran Back Home to Nassau County

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Veterans Services Agency Director Joseph Pascarella today welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Neil Murphy back home to Garden City following his tour of duty in Afghanistan. “I thank Lieutenant Colonel Murphy for his service to our country during not only his most recent tour in Afghanistan but also […]

Peer to Peer Pilot Program Targeted to Assist Veterans Suffering from PTSD and TBI

Sunday, April 1, 2012

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State  Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) announced today that the New York State Senate, Assembly and Governor Andrew Cuomo, approved funding for the PFC Joseph Dwyer Program, a pilot program for four counties, including Suffolk County, to help returning veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) […]

Massive Effort in Mastic Beach to Enroll Vets in the Veterans Affairs (VA) System

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Suffolk County Legislator Browning Encouraging Local Vets to Participate The Department of Veteran’s Affairs has announced a major effort underway in Mastic Beach Village to contact all veterans in order to notify them of an enrollment event on May 19 at the Mastic Beach Fire House. The plan was unveiled at the Mastic Beach Property […]

March 8 – Unveiling of the NYS Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Memorial Honoring Lt. Michael Murphy

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Senator Lee Zeldin and Assemblyman Dean Murray Unveil The New York State Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Memorial Honoring Lt. Michael Murphy State Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) and NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R, C- East Patchogue) will be on hand to present The New York State Senate Veteran Hall of Fame Memorial […]

Feb 29 – Zeldin to Co-Host Public Hearing on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Combat Veterans

Monday, February 27, 2012

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State Senators Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) and Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga) announced today that they will co-host a public hearing on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in combat Veterans. The purpose of the public hearing, to be held in Albany on February 29th in the Hamilton Hearing Room B from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M., is to […]

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