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Archive for 2006

VETS ARE FINALLY ABLE TO USE VA LOANS FOR CO-OPS

December 12, 2006 | Other News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Risa Heller (Schumer) December 11, 2006 212-486-3627 Joe Soldevere (Maloney) 212-860-0606 PASSAGE OF SCHUMER/MALONEY BILL ALLOWS VETS TO FINALLY USE VA LOANS FOR CO-OPS Until Now, NYC Veterans Had No Hope of Owning a Residence – VA Loans Were only Usable for Houses, Townhouses and Condos – Most Real Estate in […]

Two Announcements

December 6, 2006 | Other News

(1) City Employee Military Pay Back Issue (2) City Council Veterans Committee Hearing —————————————————— (1) City Employee Military Pay Back Issue Hello All: Please reach out and speak to all those who are affected by the City Military Pay Back issue – we need to compare individual figures of income records for pre-deployment, deployment and […]

Depleted Uranium Bill Becomes Law in NYS

December 5, 2006 | Other News

FYI. The Depleted Uranium Bills (A-9116B and S-6964A) were finally signed into law by Governor Pataki on November 17th. I was waiting for some sort of Press Release from the Governor before I sent it out to everyone but none was put out. It is my hope that Governor-elect Spitzer will adequately man and fund […]

"Thousands of Veterans Become Students Again…"

December 4, 2006 | In the News

CUNY Matters- December 2006 Thousands of Veterans Become Students Again, Challenging the Colleges to Find Ways of Helping Them Abdul Montaser (left), who was in the Marines and served in Iraq, is now studying at Kingsborough Community College. He’s pictured here on a fall day, chatting with U.S. military recruiters who were at the campus […]

NY Metro Vets- December 2006 Newsletter

December 1, 2006 | Other News, Things to Do

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · VA Appoints New Members to Committee on Women Veterans · New York Blinded Veterans to Get 3.3% Annuity COLA · AMVETS Veterans Symposium Report Released · DD-214’s Now Online · VA CLEP Reimbursement (College Credit Exams) · Military College Credit · Santa Claus Season Opens for NORAD […]

Veterans Resource Day- Dec. 4th, LaGuardia CC

November 14, 2006 | Things to Do

The LaGuardia Community College Procurement Technical Assistance Center in collaboration with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is holding Veterans Resource Day, Monday December 4, 2006. This day-long event will feature workshops on benefits, business development, and government contracting. In addition, there will be a special job fair for veterans seeking employment. All veterans are invited to attend […]

Invitation to Participate in 2006 Veteran's Day Parade

November 6, 2006 | Things to Do

CUNY is sponsoring a float in the Veteran’s Day Parade, on Saturday, November 11, 2006. Veterans as well as family, friends and CUNY staff are encouraged to participate. The dedication and wreath laying ceremony will take place between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM at the Eternal Light monument at 25th street and 5th Ave., and […]

CUNY Month Veterans Reception on Friday, November 17, 2006

November 6, 2006 | Things to Do

Executive Vice Chancellor Allan H. Dobrin cordially invites all CUNY veterans to attend a ceremony and reception to honor veterans at the City University of New York and to introduce the University’s newly enhanced services for the men and women who serve us all. Friday, November 17, 2006 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM John Jay […]

NY Metro Vets- November 2006 Newsletter, Veteran's Day Edition

November 6, 2006 | Other News, Things to Do

NY Metro Vets- November 2006 Newsletter, Veteran’s Day Edition http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · Veterans To Receive Cost-Of-Living Adjustment · VA Announces Veterans Pride Initiative · Veterans Day Salute · Purple Heart Museum · Training Workshop for VSOs/Advocates · Number of Vets Seeking Treatment for Stress Double · Manhattan VA Laptop Stolen […]

More Vet Identity Theft News…

November 2, 2006 | Other News

Forwarded from Congresswoman Maloney’s office. The press release contains a link to the actual letter that the Manhattan VA sent out. – Joe Bello ————————————————————————- For Immediate Release Contact: Joe Soldevere, 212-860-0606 November 1, 2006 Veterans Again At Risk for Identity Theft, This Time NY Vets May Be Most in Jeopardy Rep. Maloney Expresses Outrage […]