Veteran’s Honors Program

Click the button below to see current honorees!

Veterans Emergency Training Service (VETS)

Veterans have outstanding knowledge, skills and abilities that are very useful to before, during and after a disaster or national emergency that would provide many positive benefits for those wanting to give back to the community. To become a member of the VETS program, each veteran must meet the following criteria:

  • 1 year US Armed Forces and honorably discharged
  • Successful completion of required training
  • Enlisted Veterans-Military Occupational Specialty
  • Veteran Officers- Completed Officer Basic School & technical training
  • Attend 75% of meetings & scheduled events 

For Additional Information: contact our Assistant Veterans Service Officer Michael Ferraro at 732-431-6400 Extension 1806 or email


To apply complete the documents below and follow instructions for submission:

Veteran’s Welcome Letter
Complete Application
Criminal Background Check 


Veterans Cremains Project

The Mission of the Veterans Cremains Project:

To identify those cremated remains of honorably discharged veterans and spouses which have been abandoned, and left on a shelf in a funeral home.

Please take a few minutes to watch the two videos below.  Video 1 is a 4 minute presentation “Forgotten” which provides an overview of the Cremains Project.  Video 2 is a three minute video of a ceremony to honor Veteran’s that were identified as part of the Cremains Project.  For additional information contact Vietnam Veterans of America NJ Shore Area Chapter 12.

Veteran Cremains Ceremony 2019
Veteran Cremains Ceremony 2021
Veteran Cremains Ceremony 2022

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