Spring 2009 Edition NJDMAVA Veterans

About NJ Veteran Journal:
The New Jersey Veteran Journal is an official publication of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and is intended to serve New Jersey's veterans, their families, friends and concerned individuals and groups. All correspondence should be sent to:

Veteran Journal Editor, NJDMAVA/PA, PO Box 340,
Trenton, NJ 08625-0340

Outreach program reaches Veterans

The Veterans Outreach program made four successful stops in recent months with the three-day placement of the information kiosk proceeded by a presentation of state service medals. Photos clockwise, starting top right: at the Deptford Mall, Floyd Winter (right) receives certificates from Gary Englert (left), Director, Division of Veterans Services, New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Alvin Anderson (right) wore his Marine Corps jacket to the Moorestown Mall as the World War II veteran received the Distinguished Service Medal from retired Army Col. Stephen G. Abel (left), Deputy Commissioner, NJDMAVA. Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (right) thanks World War II veteran Herbert Altounian (left) at the Paramus Park Mall ceremony. At the Menlo Park Mall the courtyard was filled as Vietnam veteran Ian Wallace (left) is presented the New Jersey Disitinguished Service Medal by Sgt. Joe Nyzio (right), Division of Veterans Services, NJDMAVA. Photos by Kryn P. Westhoven, NJDMAVA/PA.

March 3*, 4, 5 – Monmouth Mall
April 21*, 22, 23 – Quaker Bridge Mall
May 7* – Medal Ceremony only at 11 a.m.
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
PNC Bank Arts Center
May 19*, 20, 21 – Hamilton Mall
June 4-5 – Elks State Convention
June 10-12 – American Legion State Convention
June 17-19 – VFW State Convention
Kiosk Hours 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily
* Asterisk indicates medal presentation at 10:30 a.m.