Monthly Archives: August 2010

VA helps victims of Agent Orange and draws controversy

The VA  recently expanded the ability for Vets to receive compensation for exposure to Agent Orange by expanding the number of diseases linked to Agent Orange exposure.  For a list of the diseases and/or to make a claim, click here. … Continue reading

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Helping Homeless Vets, Part III

At a recent meeting, VFW Post 1026 presented a sizable donation to assist Veteran’s Haven.

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NJ Governor Signs Bills to Honor Vets

Gov. Chris Christie signed signed legislation to honor veterans and military personnel. Click here to read more about it.  Of particular interest to vets is the expansion of a program to award secondary school to diplomas to those who left … Continue reading

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Interested in Education

If you are a veteran and you have an interest in furthering your education, area colleges want to help.  The three area colleges have set up offices to assist veterans in their education.  Just click on the college in which … Continue reading

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Boys State

What do Bill Clinton, Neil Armstrong and Jon Bon Jovi have in common?  No, this is not the lead-in to a funny punchline.  They all participated in Boys State/Nation, a program designed to build an understanding of our government among … Continue reading

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Helping Homeless Vets, Part II

At its recent meeting, American Legion Post 186 presented a sizeable donation to Veterans’ Haven in Ancora, NJ to assist with homeless vets.

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VA provides grants for Home Improvements

The Veterans Administration is providing grants to veterans for home improvement projects necessary for the continuation of treatment, disability access and essential facilities.  For more information, contact our local DAV at 609-567-0806.

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