Veterans Outreach & Support

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.

Video 1 – Forgotten

Video 2 – Ceremony To Honor Lost Veteran’s Service To Our Country

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