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Vietnam Veterans Memorial and renovated museum reopens in Holmdel

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum celebrated a grand reopening last week, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly renovated museum. The Vietnam-era museum is the only one of its kind in...

HCCC appoints Jamilah Moudiab as director of DEI for veterans, international students

Hudson County Community College said it recently welcomed Jamilah Moudiab as the Jersey City institution's inaugural director of diversity, equity & inclusion for veteran affairs and international student services. Moudiab will oversee the development, implementation,...

Interim CEO Marshall Spevak officially named CEO of Battleship New Jersey

Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial’s board of trustees recently named South Jersey native and longtime Battleship trustee and supporter Marshall Spevak as the ship’s permanent CEO, effective immediately. Spevak comes to the role after...

Jersey City launches 2 new programs to support veterans

Two new programs targeted to help military veterans were launched this week in Jersey City by the city’s Department of Health and Human Services Division of Veterans Affairs. The first is Pets for Vets, a...

New virtual courses for starting, growing business offered exclusively for active military and veterans...

A new program that helps active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families start or grow a business has been announced by the New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The program, called...

Community Hope’s Vet Fest, scheduled for Sunday, postponed due to weather

Vet Fest, Community Hope's music and food truck festival, has been postponed from Sunday until May 19 due to the inclement weather forecast for this weekend. The festival will start at noon that Sunday at...

Military families ‘Purple Up’ to celebrate Month of the Military Child

Members of the military and their preschool children packed the auditorium at the Pemberton Early Childhood Education Center recently for a “Purple Up Day” celebration in recognition of April being the Month of the...

Blue Star Families survey shows growing number who serve would not recommend life in...

Military families are less likely to recommend military life to others because of lingering quality-of-life issues, according to the recent results of a prestigious nationwide survey. The Military Family Lifestyle Survey conducted by Blue Star...

American hero among us: A salute to Archie Fagan on his passing

Archie Fagan, an American hero, died earlier this month. For those fortunate enough to have known him (I count myself among those lucky souls), the loss is heavy. Archie (his given first name was Alvin, but...

Festival to raise funds for veterans’ homes and health care

Community Hope, one of New Jersey’s leading nonprofit organizations serving homeless veterans and their families, will host Vet Fest, its 5th annual Music and Truck Festival, from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5,...

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