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Commander's Message 74

"We had a great picnic this past Saturday! Our Picnic committee- Sr.Vice John Chrxanowski and Junior Vice Ray Hefferman and District Adjutant Tom Marshall (who over saw the tickets distribution and sales) did a fantastic job running the picnic for our District. We appreciate American Legion Post #170 for both letting us rent their picnic area and all the extra help they provided. There were also some volunteers that also helped our picnic such as Past State Commander Bill Thompson and his wife Lauren,Doris Chrxanowski, Jan West and members of her Auxiliary; plus there were several others, that while I don't have all their names(John will mention more in his report), all help was appreciated! It's also worth mentioning that the majority of our Posts supported us by buying tickets! We're starting the new year with the Post inspections, and our committees are going forward with their responsibilities. Dates to remember are our District #2 meeting-Oct.25th at Bergenfield Post #6467; Oct.31rst Patriot's Pen student entry deadline; Oct.31 VOD student entry deadline; and Oct 31rst Teacher Award nominations to Post deadline. Last but not least-when you see a "Vet" ask them if they're a member of a VFW! Membership is going to be our number one job for quite awhile! Paul Thompson District #2 Commander The Blue Star Mothers Chapter 3 of North Jersey and our Washington Elm VFW Post 192 (Ridgewood--Ho-Ho-Kus)have taken the lead and we as a District passed a District Resolution supporting them in working hard for the passage of the Honor and Remember Flag as an official NJ Flag. On November 19, 2012 Governor Christie signed the A-2029 bill int...
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Our Mission 77

MISSION OF THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT TWO, DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEY The purposes of the corporation are fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational, and are: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and ...
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Member Benefits 79

"Do you need help dealing with the VA bureaucracy? We can help you connect with a NJ VFW Service Officer or a NJ Veterans Affairs Service Officer with many years of experience to help you process your claim and break through logjams in the system. You fought for us, now it is our turn to fight for you. You are not alone and will not be alone in this fight for your rights." (J.J. Kelly,Sr., Cmndr VFW District 2 NJ) EXPLORE VA BENEFITS VOLUNTEER LAWYERS Are You an Active Duty Service Member? (Click here) What Happens After I'm Discharged? ...
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Who Are We? What are our Core Values? 86

"NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS" QUESTIONS ABOUT THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS? FOR THE BIG PICTURE ===> CLICK HERE LISTEN TO OUR 2012-2013 COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF RESPOND TO CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE QUESTIONS LISTEN TO THE 2012-2013 COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S TESTIMONY BEFORE COMMITTEE QUESTIONS VFW NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ACHIEVEMENTS ...
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Legislative Activities 87

SENATE, No. 1307 STATE OF NEW JERSEY 217th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 8, 2016 Sponsored by: Senator JOSEPH F. VITALE District 19 (Middlesex) ...
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Programs 88

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY 2017-18 PATRIOTS PEN 2017-18 IMPORTANT DATES 2017-18 OTI 2017-18 VFW PROGRAMS DEADLINE DATES 2017-18 SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERANS FAMILIES SCOUT OF THE YEAR TEACHERS AWARD VOICE OF DEMOCRACY THANK YOU TROOPS! (<====click and hear!) Welcome Home (<====click and watch!) Click here for the current video on "The American Veteran" To view additional videos: Click on the link below the video displayed above or click here ===> (...
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Assistance 89

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS TO PARAMUS HOME UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE NEED YOUR DISCHARGE PAPERS (click here) or MAKE A CORRECTION DD Form 149? PRE-DEPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (SEE ABOUT VFW>PRE-DEPLOYMENT TAB on this website) Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND) Legal Assistance The ...
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NJ VFW District 2 Websites & OTHER FACEBOOK PAGES 90

Franklin Lakes Memorial VFW Post 5702 www.vfwpost5702.org Hasbrouck Heights VFW Post 4591 www.hasbrouck-heights.com/info/vfw.shtml Washington Elm VFW Post 192 (Ho-Ho-Kus/Ridgewood) www.vfwpost192-nj.com Petersilge-Velock Post 809 (Little Ferry) www.vfwpost809.org Romaine-Sinniger Post 3484 http://vfwpost3484.org/ CARLSTADT POST 3149 FaceBook Groups Pix (need FB login) ...
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History of VFW & Military News 92

"A Little Bit of History" by Thomas Marshall, Adjutant VFW NJ District 2 VA Stopping the use of GOD in the VFW ritual <==click to see video VFW Talk Radio Even if you are not into this you might want to pass this treasure trove on to others. Aviation Pioneers World War I Aces Hall of Fame of the Air WW2 European Theater (ETO) ...
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What's New? 96

ZERO HOMELESS FOR BERGEN COUNTY VETS DISTRICT 2 AUXILARY SPRING DINNER PROJECT HEALING WATERS FLY FISHING VOLUNTEER LAWYERS VIETNAM ON MY MIND CULTURAL EXHIBIT LADIES AUXILIARY VFW POST 6467 BAKELESS SALE BERGENFIELD LADIES AUXILIARY LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS DISTRICT 2 MEETING SCHEDULE 2014-2015 WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE VA HEALTH CARE SYSTEM JUNE 14TH DEPARTMENT MAILING MAY 2014 DEPARTMENT MAILING APRIL 2014 GIRL SCOUT DRIVE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS MARCH CORRESPONDANCE FROM DEPARTMENT BLUE STAR MOTHERS FUNDRAISER VFW District 2 Convention 2014 VFW DISTRICT 2 Add journal, Booster List and Deceased members 2014 Download Home Depot form URGENT: PLEASE FORWARD IMMEDIATELY/DISTRIBUTE TO ALL VFW POSTS IN YOUR DEPARTMENT! The Home Depot (HD) has just opened their Community Impact Grants cycle which will be in effect until August 15, 2014. The...
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JOB OPENINGS 98

SEE ALSO THE "ASSISTANCE" TAB OF THIS WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL LINKSCLICK ON THIS LINK FOR A PARTIAL LISTING OF AVAILABLE WEBSITES FOR JOB SEARCHES See also http://getskillstowork.org and Jobs 4 Jersey Below are the positions currently open at the Lowe's in East Rutherford.Seasonal Overnight Receiver/StockerSeasonal CashiersSeasonal Outside Lawn and Garden Customer Service AssociateSeasonal LoaderPart Time-Weekend Only Customer Service Associates (only scheduled Fridays 6-10pm, and Saturdays 9am-6pm).Full Time-AssemblerAnyone interested in applying needs to apply at lowes.com/careers. Applicants will be able to view a more detailed job description on the website. New positions do get posted frequently, so interested applicants should check the website often to see if there is anything else that might be of interest to him/her. In addition, applicants must apply to each position they are interested in.If you have any further questions, please email or call me at the store. Thank you for your assistance.Deborah Toplansky, PHRHuman Resources ManagerLowe's of East Rutherford #1942150 Route 17 NorthEast Rutherford, NJ 07073201-231-6040Veteran Services Counselor at Stockton College (03/08/13)USPS JOB POSTING...
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VFW National Home for Children 100

The VFW National Home for Children serves as a living memorial to America’s veterans by helping our nation’s veteran and military families. Since its founding in 1925, the VFW National Home for Children has grown from an old frame farm house to a sprawling campus with playgrounds, park areas, and multiple buildings, including single-family homes, a community center and gymnasium, child care center, guest lodge, chapel and administrative offices. The National Home’s services have also evolved to meet the changing needs of America’s military and veterans’ families. Through our Helpline and our on-campus programs, we are able to help families and children through times of crisis, both here on our beautiful campus and in their own communities nationwide. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE VFW NATIONAL HOME FOR CHILDREN WEBSITE...
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PRE-POST-& DEPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE 102

Great Assistance for the soldier BEFORE deploying! What you need to know about the law to keep your job open for you while you're deployed What is the ESGR? [Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve] Click here for soldiers in New Jersey ==> NJESGR Click here for the National website ===> ESGR See also U.S. Department of Labor for Veterans ==> DOLVETS MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT BERGEN COUNTY KEY SERVICES GUIDE FOR FAMILIES AND SENIOR CITIZENS IMPORTANT BERGEN COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL PHONE NUMBERS NEW SOFTWARE FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF RETURNING COMBAT VETERANS (FREE!!) SAMPLE PRE-DEPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS USED BY: 508th MP Co, 117th CSSB, 42nd RSB1799 Teaneck Rd.Teaneck, NJ 07...
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Presidential Proclamations 105

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