On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, the UAV National Monument Officer, PNC Matt Koziak, and the UAV National Monument Treasurer, PNC Anna Krawczuk, visited the Ukrainian American Veterans National Monument on the grounds of St. Andrew’s Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, New Jersey.
The contractor has finished the surrounding plaza, and it looks great. Just in time for Easter, St. Thomas Sunday, and Memorial Day. Job well done.
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Jerry Kindrachuk resigned earlier this year as the National Finance Officer of the Ukrainian American Veterans after 12 years of service. Jerry was recognized at the UAV’s 73rd annual convention on Saturday, 7 November 2020.
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We are sad to list our departed brothers who have died since the last Ukrainian American Veterans convention. Slava Ukraini! Heroiam slava!
Some of those listed below died in previous years, but we only leaned about their deaths this year. We send our condolences to all their families, friends and fellow Ukrainian American veterans.
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The National Cemetery Administration (NCA) honors Veterans and their families with final resting places in national shrines and lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our Nation. The NCA offers free burial services to eligible veterans at over 151 national cemeteries nationwide.
Les’ Melnyk, Chief of Public Affairs & Outreach for the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Dept. of Veterans Affairs, addressed the delegates at the Ukrainian American Veterans 73rd Annual Convention on Friday, 6 November 2020. Melnyk spoke about the history and mission of the National Cemetery Administration, and then he discussed eligibility criteria for veterans and their families.
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The Veterans Administration’s Disability Compensation Program seems to become more important as we veterans get older.
Keith Hancock, Senior Policy Analyst with the Veterans Benefits Administration, addressed the delegates at the Ukrainian American Veterans 73rd Annual Convention on Friday, 6 November 2020. Hancock spoke about VA benefits that Vietnam-era veterans should find interesting, including Agent Orange and the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019.
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