Salute to Veterans 2018

Dear Reader,

The following document is a letter from the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency to all County and Post Commanders.


Nassau County Veterans Service Agency
2201 Hempstead Turnpike Building Q
East Meadow, NY 11554
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To all County and Post Commanders:

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., we will be celebrating the 31th Anniversary of our Salute to Veterans at Eisenhower Park; parking field #6.

I am requesting all County Councils and Posts to participate in our Color Guard ceremony. Please limit all color guards to a maximum of (4) members and have them arrive by 6:00 p.m.

This year we will be dedicating the program to all military and veterans who have served in the Global War on Terrorism.

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Veterans Summer Stand Down 2018

Services Provided: VA Benefits, Counseling, Support Services, Health Screenings, Legal Assistance, Clothes, Haircuts and Non-Perishable Foods and Free BBQ.

Location: Freeport Armory, 62 Babylon Turnpike, Freeport, New York 11520

When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

For more information Please call the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency at 516-572-6565.

Courtesy of the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency

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Veterans Appreciation Day Barbecue/Luncheon 2018

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, members will again host a luncheon/barbecue for a group of disabled Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. This event will take place from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. We are trying to get donations from local merchants and banks in our area to support this event. Letters will be sent out to invite local area politicians and Nassau County America Legion officials to join in welcoming these Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. Post members, please take an active role in making this event a memorable one. Post members who want to participate in this event please gather at the Post at 11:00 a.m. Thank you.

Frank D. Pedagno, Veterans Appreciation Day Luncheon Chairman

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Trip to see Long Island Ducks Baseball Game 2018

On Saturday, July 7, 2018, the Post will be going to a Long Island Ducks baseball game; there will be fireworks after the game.  The cost of each ticket is $12.00 per person. The game starts at 6:30 pm. We will be meeting at the American Legion, Merrick Post 1282, at 3:00 pm for a complimentary lunch after which time we will car pool to the stadium.  There is a limit of 25 tickets, so it is first come, first serve.  This event is open to EVERYONE, NOT just Post members. So bring your kids and grand-kids.  Make all checks out to the American Legion Merrick Post 1282 and send them to the Post with attention to: John Weber.  If you have any questions contact John Weber at 516-426-3682.  Post members who will be attending this game please try to wear your light blue American Legion short sleeved shirt to represent your Post at the game.  Hope to see you at the game.  Thank you.

John Weber, Post Member

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