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Archive for 2007

May 7th NYC Vets Newsletter- Special Memorial Day Issue

May 18, 2007 | Things to Do

MEMORIAL DAY ISSUE – PLEASE FORWARD THIS SPECIAL ISSUE TO OTHERS! http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · VA Veterans Pride Initiative · VA Home Loan Update · VA Lists Top Reasons Troops Seek Care · GAO: New VA Benefits System Moving Slowly · Postal Employee Back Pay · VA Rejects Proposed Fixes for […]

May 15th Veterans News and Updated Events

May 18, 2007 | Things to Do

For your information – Mid-month (Federal, State and Local) veteran’s news. Please forward to others. Come out to the events on May 19th – they are both important and gives vets a chance to come together and learn about available resources. Also, please attend the rally at City Hall on May 23rd (info below and […]

Send a Soldier a Smile Campaign (NYCCT)

April 11, 2007 | Things to Do

‘Send a Soldier a Smile’ Toothbrush Sale and Fundraising Drive Students from New York City College of Technology’s Department of Dental Hygiene in collaboration with the College’s Student Veterans Club will co-sponsor an on-campus fundraising drive, “Send a Soldier a Smile,” on Thursday, April 19, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Atrium […]

NY Metro Vets- April 2007 Newsletter

April 9, 2007 | Things to Do

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · Wounded Warrior Assistance Act · Veterans Seizure Risk Cited from TBI · VA Facility Maintenance · Veterans Benefits Protection Act · Survivors Benefits Plan Legislation · 2008 COLA UPDATE · Returning GWOT Heroes Task Force · Veteran Federal Employment Ruling · PTSD Update · New York City […]

February 14th Vet News

February 14, 2007 | Things to Do

For your information. Mid-month (Federal, State and Local) Veteran’s news. Please forward on to others. Happy Valentine’s Day….Joe Bello http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ Veteran’s News (1) VA Budget would send fee hikes to Treasury http://www.navytimes.com/news/2007/02/TNSvabudget070205/ (2) Veterans will face budget cuts after increase next year http://www.theworldlink.com/articles/2007/02/13/news/news18021307.txt (3) VA system ill-equipped to treat mental anguish of war http://www.realcities.com/mld/krwashington/16636341.htm (4) […]

NY Metro Vets- February 2007 Newsletter

February 5, 2007 | Other News, Things to Do

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · DoD/VA Seamless Transition · DoD/VA Health Records Transition · VA Vision Care · 5 Years of Post Service Health Care Proposed · 2008 COLA · Special Military Earning Credit for Social Security · NYS Tax Info for Military and Veterans · Veterans Educational Assistance · Korean War […]

Veterans Misled about MGIB-SR

February 1, 2007 | Other News

For your information. I believe that this is important and could even be happening in some of the CUNY colleges. We all need to be aware of this, espically the Liaisons. Read on..Joe Bello —————————————————————– http://www.military.com/features/0,15240,123646,00.html?ESRC=navy.nl Veterans Misled About MGIB-SR NAVPA | January 29, 2007 Veterans Misled About New GI Bill Education Benefits NEW HAVEN, […]

Reminder to All City Employees

January 29, 2007 | Other News, Things to Do

REMINDER TO ALL CITY EMPLOYEES The next meeting citywide meeting regarding the City’s Extended Payback Issue is: DATE: Tuesday – January 30th, 2007 TIME: 7:00 PM PLACE: Police Museum, 100 Old Slip, downtown Manhattan (4 blocks south of the South Street Seaport) Directions: http://www.nycpolicemuseum.org/html/infofaq.html#Location This meeting is very important and is open to ALL City […]

Crain's NY Business: The War in NY, Nowhere to Turn

January 29, 2007 | Other News

FYI. The article below will be in tomorrow’s CRAIN’s NY Business (January 29, 2007). While I am always grateful for any media attention that brings to light the problems veterans are facing here in New York City, I find myself somewhat disappointed with this article. After reading this article, many would be led to believe […]

NY Metro Vets- January 2007 Newsletter

January 4, 2007 | Other News, Things to Do

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · President Signs Craig’s Vet Bill Into Law · Stolen Valor Act Signed Into Law · VA Insurance Dividends for 2007 · VA “Aid and Attendance” Benefits · VA Shifts Money to Cover Health Care Costs · DFAS 1099-R For 2006 · VA Means Test Thresholds for 2007 […]