Tenney Announces 2017 Service Academy Nominees

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that nine local students have been nominated for admission to the United States Service Academies.

“As the mother of a 2013 Naval Academy graduate, I know how life changing and fulfilling attending a service academy can be. Our region has a long tradition of service to […]

Tenney, Brownley introduce legislation to increase small business ownership opportunities for veterans

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Veteran Entrepreneurs Act Provides Tax Credit, Reduces Financial Barriers for Veterans Opening Small Businesses

Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) introduced the Veteran Entrepreneurs Act. This bill will help veterans achieve the American Dream of opening a small business by reducing barriers often in […]

New York Army National Guard announces soldier re-enlistments

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve the community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.

These include:

Sergeant Julia Davidson from Bridgeport, who reenlisted to continue service with the 27th Infantry […]

Waterville National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Michael Neidhart from Waterville and assigned to the 206th Military Police Company received a promotion to the rank […]

Schneiderman announces multistate settlement dissolving deceptive veterans’ charity 

VietNow National Headquarters, Inc., used deceptive telemarketing solicitations falsely claiming the charity funded services, medical facilities, and treatment for veterans – but less than 5% of donations went to any charitable programs

Settlement dissolves shell charity, secures injunctive relief, transfers remaining funds to legitimate veterans charities

Settlement is part of AG Schneiderman’s Operation Bottomfeeder, […]

COLUMN: Musings of a Simple Country Man

Hobie Morris

A Veteran’s Day Postscript: No veterans, no war, and maybe no world

The American men and women are all dead now, including my Father, who was an undergraduate at Hamilton College and in the student officer’s military training program, when the war to “make the world safe for democracy” ended in November […]

LETTER: Thanks supporters of annual veterans dinner

Town of Verona WWII Veteran, Joe Smith (Army) and Councilman Fritz Scherz pause for a pic Nov. 11, as Scherz and his family hosted the seventh annual Thank You Dinner for Verona veterans. Veterans from the Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy attended, along with their families.

To the Editor:

Many heartfelt […]

Tenney Holds Ceremony Presenting Medals to World War II Army Veteran’s Family

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) hosted medal ceremony for the late World War II Army Veteran PFC Gerald Stanley Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Remington Arms Museum in Ilion. During the ceremony, Tenney presented the medals to Reverend Ronald Stanley, the son of PFC Gerald Stanley and their family.

PFC Stanley entered […]

VAMC committed to reducing veteran suicide

The Veteran’s Administration is committed to reducing veteran suicide and offers a network of support for all veterans and their families and friends.

Veterans in emotional crisis and their loved ones can call the free and confidential Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online , or send a text message to 838255 […]

Morrisville State College to showcase art by Central New York Veterans

An exhibit showcasing art created by veterans, their friends and family, and their supporters will be on display Nov. 9 through Jan. 5 in the Donald Butcher Library Gallery at Morrisville State College.

The display, “Serving: Before, During and After,” highlights the work by Central New York veterans from a multitude of experiences, with their […]

Army National Guard Pvt. Andrew Melnik from Syracuse begins military career

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.

The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their […]

Battle Buddy Center Gives Veterans a Home at SUNY Canton

SUNY Canton senior Randyl S. Chase said he didn’t know if he’d be able to attend college without the support and camaraderie he found in the Raymond G. Modell Veterans Lounge.

After being deployed twice, and sustaining a career-changing back injury, the Lyons native decided to continue his education to become a social worker.

“I […]