Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Military Family

Military families also serve this country.  If you are looking into 2 families insight into deployments and military life.  Check out the website, Her War, Her Voice (  You can also follow this blog on facebook.

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Young Veterans Making a Difference

Kudos to the Rutgers students (and recent vets) who started Veterans for Education at Rutgers-Camden.  This student organization’s purpose is to portray veterans in a positive way and promote the value of education. To learn more about them, you can … Continue reading

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Local Legion Member To Be Speak at Local Event

Angelo Scaltrito, a member of American Legion Post 186 will be speaking at Frog Rock Country Club in Hammonton at 8pm on November 4.  The Hammonton Historical Society is sponsoring the event at no cost.  Everyone is invited.

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Columnist Discusses Troop Care

NY Times Columnist Bob Herbert wrote this thought-provoking piece about how our country prioritizes care for the troops.  Click here to read.

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Attention Teachers and Employers

Attention teachers and employers.  Click here to learn how you can particpate in the Take a Veteran to Schoo day and Thank a Veteran at Work Day.  These events are sponsored by the History Channel.  The site also includes some … Continue reading

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VA Making House Calls..Sort of

The VA is attempting to use telecommunications to bring healthcare to the homes of veterans who cannot travel to VA facilities. Click here to read.

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Are We Forgetting Soldiers?

In a NY Times Op-Ed Piece, Tom Brokaw raises this question as he discusses the priorities of this year’s election.  Click here to read.

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Opportunity to Help Deployed Soldiers

The American Recreational Military Services (ARMS) sends over 50 boxes of food and personal items to soldiers deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo.  Individuals and organizations can donate these items.  This organization is approved by the NJ Department of Military … Continue reading

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Veterans Memorial Brick Project

Passalaqua VFW Post 1026 would like to place a Veteran Memorial Brick Walkway around the cannon parked in front of the Post Headquarters on Egg Harbor Road in Hammonton. Memorial Bricks can be purchased as a lasting reminder of the … Continue reading

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Passing of Lois Braymes

September 27 marked the passing of an Atlantic City woman for the area who worked tirelessly for vets.  Click here to read the story.

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