Summer 2007 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 the editor at:

Trenton, NJ 08625-0340

Honoring our Heroes

Ocean County Donation

Audience members and awarding officials including retired Warrant Officer Jack Stoffa (left), retired Col. Stephen G. Abel (fourth from right), Deputy Commissioner for Veterans Affairs and retired Sgt. Joseph Nyzio (right) applaud the newest New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal recipients. Awardees pictured are (beginning second from left) Sgt. Joseph Gonzalez, Spc. Carole Datzko, Master Sgt. Rickie Bushinger, Sgt. Edison Ortega and Staff Sgt. Walter Peterson.

The ceremony, which was part of the NJDMAVA Veterans Outreach Program, took place at the Paramus Park Mall on March 14. The ‘One Mall a Month’ schedule Outreach rogram is an effort by the Department to inform veterans or their family members about the wide variety of state and federal veterans

The Kiosk will be appearing at the following locations:
N.J. Elks Convention, May 31 - June 1
American Legion Convention, June 6
Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention, June 13
Bridgewater Commons Mall, July 11-13
Newport Centre Mall, Aug. 8-10
Livingston Mall, Sept. 12-14