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Archive for 2007

City Hall Press Conference- 12/18

December 13, 2007 | Things to Do

CALLING ALL VETERANS, VETERAN ORGANIZATIONS, FAMILIES AND SUPPORTERS… WE NEED YOU! Please join us at a Press Conference on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in front of City Hall as Veterans will join Councilmember Tony Avella and speak out against the lack of hearings for Intro’s. 446 & 447. Councilman […]

NY Metro Vets- Dec 07 Newsletter

December 10, 2007 | Things to Do

NY Metro Vets Must see video- The Surge at Home (Thanks to Hank, James and several others who sent this to me.) This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · DFAS 2008 COLA Payments · Peake Likely For VA Confirmation · VA Announces Funds to Help Caregivers · VA/DoD Testing All in One Medical Exam · […]

Veteran's For America Survival Guide for Veterans & Servicemembers

December 5, 2007 | Programs & Services

This just in from Veterans For America: To find out about VFA’s new survival guide for veterans and servicemembers, click on this link: < http://www.veteransforamerica.org/survival-guide> Download of the 105 page document is free. To post a comment, please send to: sonja.gomez@mail.cuny.edu

Federal, State & Local Veterans News

November 15, 2007 | Other News

Written By: Joe Bello (LaGuardia Community College, Veterans Affairs Office) For your information– Mid-month (Federal, State and Local) Veteran’s news. As one of the NY Times article states below, we are losing more and more veterans here in New York City, NY State and the Northeast every day. I’m really concerned when reports say that […]

Brian Lehrer Show, "CUNY Recruiting Veterans"

November 13, 2007 | In the News

The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC Radio “CUNY Recruiting Veterans” Garrie Moore, CUNY vice chancellor for student affairs and Wilfred Cotto, CUNY Coordinator of Veterans Affairs and retired Navy Master Chief, talk about CUNY’s recruitment program and special services for veterans. Click here to listen to the radio segment http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/episodes/2007/11/12/segments/88661 To post a comment, please […]

Article, "From Iraq to Class"

November 13, 2007 | In the News

“From Iraq to class” Metro Newspaper- 11/13/07 Click here for article http://ny.metro.us/metro/local/article/From_Iraq_to_class/10712.html To post a comment, please send to: sonja.gomez@mail.cuny.edu

NY Metro Vets- October 2007 Newsletter

November 12, 2007 | Things to Do

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ – Postal Service Announces Holiday Deadlines for Military – Spiritual Care Workshops for Returning Military Personnel – TBI Medicaid Waiver – Little Known Honor for Veterans – Message from Jim Strickland (PTSD Survey) – Message from Bill Waterhouse ————————————————- Postal Service Announces Holiday Deadlines for Military In order to get holiday gifts to deployed […]

Article, "Homeless Veterans"

November 12, 2007 | Other News

By KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – Veterans make up one in four homeless people in the United States, though they are only 11 percent of the general adult population, according to a report to be released Thursday. ADVERTISEMENT And homelessness is not just a problem among middle-age and elderly veterans. Younger veterans from […]

Podcast, "New Help for Vets"

November 12, 2007 | In the News

Retired Navy Master Chief Wilfred Cotto knows what it’s like to be in charge. A 28-year veteran, he commanded thousands of naval personnel aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, and served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Now, as the new Coordinator of Veteran Affairs, he wants to continue to help veterans by […]

Participants Needed for Study- $25 plus Metro Card

November 5, 2007 | Jobs & Internships

Attention OEF/OIF Veterans You may be eligible to participate in a study on memory. Participants will receive $25 dollars and one round-trip NYC metro card The study is approximately 2 hours. Participation is confidential, anonymous, and voluntary. For more information, please contact Adam Brown at: (212) 229-5426 x 4916 To post a comment, please send […]