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Meeting Location:

317 Church Road (VFW Post 7677)

Medford, New Jersey 08055

Meets every third Tuesday

September through June

 

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Contacts:

Frank Hicks Commander

bryant8220@comcast.net  609-206-2186

Rod Melvin Vice Commander rnmelvin@verizon.net 856-396-0740
Warren Herbst Web information warrenjjr1@verizon.net       609-714-1804
Directions to Meeting Place:

The Post's location is on Church Road, East of Kirby's Mill. 

     On Eastbound Route 70, You can make a left turn onto Eayrestowne Road at the Super Wawa (signal light on corner).  Continue to the first traffic light (Church Road) and make a left turn.  The Post is approx 500 feet up on the right side on Church Road.

 

Links to helpful information
New Jersey State American Legion Web Site National American Legion Web Site
US Department of Veteran Affairs National Security Information

These links are provided without endorsement from the post,

as the articles or sites are informative.

Free Medical care & mental health support from your home.

 If a veteran living in Burlington, Camden or Gloucester counties call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-8478823) or

visit the https://www.virtua.org/patient-tools/evisits/veterans-telehealth-initiative  to get started

The the first is on Veterans and Addiction. and the second  on

Veterans: PTSD and Addiction

http://www.drugrehab.org/addiction-suicide-veterans/ and https://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/veterans/

And a new Veterans and Addiction Guide for 2019.  https://silvermistrecovery.com/resources/veterans/

Another site for addiction and PTSD has resources available to help at https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/veterans/

Alcohol Treatment Organization: This organization connects people with resources they need. 

There are several free pamphlets under their resource tab on related topics with a lot of helpful information.

https://www.alcoholtreatment.net

Mesothelioma Navy Help.

As you probably know, Mesothelioma disproportionately effects veterans, especially those in the Navy.  This resource offers some great information for veterans at risk: https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/veterans/military/navy/

Free Mesothelioma Help and Information available on line by checking out this site:

https://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com/

Explore My Benefits

You may know that VA offers health care to eligible Veterans, but did you know VA also offers a whole health approach?  You can access these services and more by enrolling in VA health care.  Visit https://explore.va.gov/health-care?

Financial Education and Helpful Resources:

Smart money management is a struggle for everyone, and unfortunately, military service doesnít simplify it much. Fiscal Tiger provides helpful articles and learning resources for everything you need to know to successfully manage your own or your familyís finances, and that includes military families. Check out the information on their web site: https://www.fiscaltiger.com/military-support-resource-center/

Table for VA disability payout rates for 2018. 

This table compares rates between those with children and some other considerations at different percentages.

https://ptsdlawyers.com/2018-va-disability-rates

MARK A. PRESTON

Chief, Administrative Services Bureau, IASD NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs  Colonel, US Army WORK: (609) 530-6898 FAX: (609) 530-7193 mark.preston@dmava.nj.gov;

To obtain copies of Military records go to:

 https://www.pdffiller.com/en/project/22405712.htm?form_id=6954621

to complete SF-180 form.  Fill out and submit by:

1.  Scan it and email it to carmencit.ubaldo@dmava.nj.gov.

2. Fax it to Ms. Carmencita Ubaldo at (609) 530-7193.

3. Or, mail it to:

NJ DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

Attn: IASD-ASB (Attn.: Carmencita Ubaldo)

PO Box 340, Trenton, NJ 08625-0340

 

If you have questions, then you may call her at (609) 530-6823.

It usually takes us about 2-5 days after receipt to get these records.

New Jersey Veterans Awards
Manual from the State of New Jersey DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS POST OFFICE BOX 340 TRENTON, NEW JERSEY 08625-0340 http://www.state.nj.us/military/publications/dd/DD200.61.pdf
NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY & VETERANS AFFAIRS APPLICATION FOR AWARD / PROGRAM http://www.state.nj.us/military/veterans/awards/forms/application.pdf
 
New Jersey Post Web sites with good information
Walter Nightengale Post 57 http://www.legionpost57.org/        Frederick A. Mackenzie Post #165-Veterans Solution     Page http://www.famackenziepost165.org/
            Lindsey Street Post #322  Political information              posted daily and  Veterans benefits http://www.post322.org/www.Post322.org/Post_322_Home.html American Legion Brick Memorial Post 348    Excellent veterans page for assistance http://www.brickpost348.org/
 
Contacts for the Sons of the American Legion
Joseph C. Conover-Commander  of Sons of the American Legion  Multifuel71@aol.com
Jeff E. Hicks- Adjutant of Sons of the American Legion    152 Main Street, Southampton, NJ, 8088-8872     609-206-6583           hicksFGJJ@aol.com
The Anthem Veterans Memorial
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Once a Year at 11:11 am the sun shines perfectly on this memorial at precisely 11:11 a.m. each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), the sunís rays pass through the ellipses of the five Armed Services pillars to form a perfect solar spotlight over a mosaic of The Great Seal of the United States.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About the Post

Membership

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Youth Activities: Boys & Girls State

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