Military Veterans


2015 Veterans Questionnaire (pdf)

2014 ADD Member Savings from AFSCME Advantage (pdf)

New York Senate Bill Senate Bill S 7839: Provides credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during certain periods.

Council 82 Legislative Support Memo – Veteran Pension Credit

Lobby Day – Veteran’s Buy Back Bill

Council 82 Veterans Links

Government Links - New York State Division of Veterans Affairs – US Department of Veteran Affairs US Department of Labor Veterans Employment Training - Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve – Military OneSource is a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week, toll-free information and referral telephone service available worldwide to active duty, Reserve, and National Guard military members and their families; and to deployed civilians and their families. - NYS Office of the Comptroller

Military Links


Veterans Organizations American Legion NY state American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars NY state Veterans of Foreign Wars - GI Bill Benefits - NYS Military Law

Guard/Reserve Organizations - Air National Guard - Army National Guard - Air Force Reserves - ARWEB Army Reserves - Marine Reserves - Coast Guard Reserve - Navy Reserves


Did You Know

History of Memorial Day - click here

History of Veterans Day - click here

Veterans Day Frequently Asked Questions - click here


Arlington National Cemetery / "Tomb of the Unknowns" - click here

Cold War Certificate Program - click here