Accomplishments

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We had the honor and privilege of having Jewish WW2 Veteran and Prisoner of War, Robert Maxx, speak at Mendham High school after the school fed and honored all the attending veterans.
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Operation Rebound Racing Team completed a 22 mile law enforcement suicide awareness walk at the NJSPBA Convention at Atlantic City.
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Operation Rebound Racing Team marched at the Bergen County St Patrick’s Day Parade with the Bergen county Veterans Group.
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We had the privilege to attend a private screening of “War Heroes” Every Soldier Has A Story tv series! This show is hosted by former Army Ranger Kris Paronto, who also writes for The Blue Magazine! He invited us and is currently working with our teammate, Brandon C. Holiday on some great projects! We also met the Doltz family and saw their son/brother Ryan being honored!
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We hosted our first “Feed the Hero Comedy Show”! Thank you to the Scotch Plains American Legion and friend Rich Carucci (retired Us Army) for entertaining our veterans and their families!
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Thank you to our wonderful anonymous donor for sending out 100 soups to our homeless veterans and others at Newark Penn Station! We teamed up with Project Kind who always helps our homeless people live a better way of life!
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Thanks to Veteran and Military volunteer realtor Rebecca Miller Pringle and Harrington Park Homes for Veterans for building our teammate, Miguel Martinez, a handicap accessible ramp! This ramp will help Miguel and his family daily!
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Thank you to our board member/friend Joseph R O’Neill for arranging another veteran car giveaway! Thanks to Benners Auto , John Johnson Dodge and 1-800 Charity Cars, our veteran family can live a better way of life!
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Richard Perrin donated a new KIA Sportage wheelchair accessible to Operation Rebound teammate/friend Michael DeNicolo! Now Michael can get to all the upcoming races and fundraising events! Special thanks to Maran Shaker for setting this up today.
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Hike at Watchung Reservation With Some of Our Heroes
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Wishing our New Jersey National Guardsmen a safe deployment. We are here to help their families through this hard time!
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Thank you to all of the families that baked cookies and desserts for our departing soldiers from the New Jersey National Guard 44 Infantry Unit.
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We had the pleasure of having my friend and teammate, Bob Johnsen, share his Vietnam War experience with students from Mendham High! This was the first time Bob ever talked about the war! He served this country with class and it’s an honor to be his friend! Honoring those who sacrifice for us!
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Today we got to celebrate the 100th birthday of our FVW comrade Jack Finnigan! It was amazing to see a great American being honored by so many veterans and family! Honoring those who sacrifice for us!
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The Team hiked the Locust Grove Trail! Thank you Backpacks 4 Life for providing us with the teams new rucksack! Front Line To Finish Line
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Cliff Miller shared his Vietnam War experiences with students at Mendham High School in New Jersey.
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Robin Wilkins-Toombs of Boots Up providing an amazing day at FAO Swartz for our veterans’ children!
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WJRZ 100.1 Radio Station hosted a Coat drive for disabled veterans
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NJVN Feed the troops. The team fed disabled veterans from Veterans Haven North and Deploying Troops from the National Guard
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NJVN Hosted its first veterans PTSD and Benefits Group at the Union VFW
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NJVN hosted Guest Speaker WW2 Army Veteran and POW Bob Maxxat Union High School
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NJNV Sent disabled Veterans to PTSD Camp Patriot in Montana
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NJVN was able to Team Up with Recycled Rides and gave disabled veterans new cars
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NJVN Patriots Day every year we host a 5 k fundraiser and honor 22 veterans from Union county
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NJVN sent disabled Veterans to PTSD Camp Patriot
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NJVN sent disabled Veterans to PTSD Camp Patriot
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NJVN has started a Feed a Hero program where the team feed all veterans throughout the state
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NJVVN had a ribbon cutting event and opened its office and building
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Operation Rebound Racing Team ran the Tunnel to Towers 5k and assisted with the Ground Zero to West Point Bike Ride
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NJVN and Operation Rebound collected over 10,000 dollars and completed a bike ride from Mountainside NJ to Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital in 22 Hours
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NJVN and Operation Rebound collected over 10,000 dollars and completed a bike ride from Mountainside NJ to Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital in 22 Hours
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NJVN was invited to speak at the NJ Statehouse, Marine Corps B day at the Governors Mansion, NJ Blue Now Awards Gala
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NJVN collected over 1000 survival backpacks and 25,000 dollars for the hurricane victims in Florida, Puerto Rico and Texas
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Operation Rebound spoke to the National Guard Medical Unit, assisted with the Elizabeth Police/Fire soccer game fundraiser, completed a 5K and was honored at the Somerset Patriots Game. Members completed the Marine Corp Triathlon
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Operation Rebound Racing Team Competed a 22 hour Ruck march at the VFW convention
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Operation Rebound Racing Team hiked the Somerset Trail, biked in the GFNY race, ran in the Summit Police 5k and ran in the Morristown Superbowl 4 miler
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Operation Rebound Racing team spoke to the Union High School Winter Sports teams, Rutgers Uni Wrestling Team, Springfield High School Football team, and Members of the Somerset Bodhi Gym
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Operation Rebound Racing Team hosted its annual Veterans Camping and bbq trip at the Watchung Reservation
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Operation Rebound Racing Team ran the Union Mayors 5k, Summit law enforcement 5K, Hanover ugly sweater 5K and the Loantaka Trail 10 miler
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Operation Rebound Racing Team spoke at the Jets practice, Giants practice, Somerset Patriots game and was invited to the Jets game on field
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Operation Rebound Racing Team played wheelchair basketball at Morris County Community College, completed a workout at Metroclub Gym and completed a 5K at the Roselle Park Veteran race
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Operation Rebound Racing Team was given free gym memberships from Metroclub Gym and given handcycles and racing bikes to disabled veterans
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NJVN spoke at the NJ Universities and Colleges Veterans groups, invited to the MLB and spoke at the Union County Human Rights Group
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Operation Rebound Racing Team participated in the Union High School Relay for Life Cancer Walk and helped raise 40.000 dollars
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Operation Rebound Racing Team walked in the Relay of Life for 12 hours, completed the 3 hour challenge at Metroclub Gym and ran in the Summit Law enforcement 5K
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Operation Rebound Racing Team did the Memorial Day 20 mile bike ride and walked in the Union Memorial Day parade
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Operation Rebound Racing Team did the Memorial Day 20 mile bike ride and walked in the Union Memorial Day parade
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Operation Rebound Racing Team completed a 22 hour Ruck march at the VFW convention
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Operation Rebound Racing Team ran the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run and walked in 22 hour VFW ruck March
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Operation Rebound Racing Team ran in the Special Olympics Torch Run and in the Florham Park PBA Halloween 5K
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Operation Rebound Racing team ran in the Summit Law Enforcement 5K, bike ride to Walter Reed and participated in the Metroclub Gym 3 hour challenge
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NJVN joined up with the NY Giants and participated in the Wreaths Across America Program
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NJVN joined up with the NY Giants and participated in the Wreaths Across America Program
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NJVN veteran car giveaways and Scooter / Wheelchair donations
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NJVN vendor donations and car giveaway
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NJVN disabled veteran Camp Patriot PTSD trip to Montana
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NJVN Wjrz 100.1 Golf outing fundraiser
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NJVN NYSE Veteran Meeting luncheon
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NJVN Vendor Donations and Car lift
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NJVN Puerto Rico Disaster Fundraiser. We raised $25,000 dollars
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NJVN Branchburg Rotary Club Veteran Motorcycle Ride and BBQ
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NJVN City Tavern Feed the Hero and Union County Veteran Service medal event
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NJVN Springfield Hometown Heroes Pub Night
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NJVN Feed the Hero at the Veterans Haven North VA Housing Unit
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NJVN Union VFW Veteran Benefits and Claims Class
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NJVN Hollywood Cemetery Medal of Honor Ceremony for William Brant Jr
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Operation Rebound Racing Team Suffergettes. Salute the troops opening game donation
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NJVN NJ Statehouse invitation to speak at the Senate Veterans Committee
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NJVN Speaking at the Union County Islamic Center
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NJVN Somerset County Votech Proud to Be American Ceremony
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NJVN Somerset County Votech Proud to Be American Ceremony
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NJVN sponsors Planet Honda, Garden State Riderz, Union Tiffs and Somerset Rotary Club
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Operation Rebound 4th of July Motor cross Pro Harold Glissen Performance and Rutgers Wrestling Veteran Night
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NJVN Devils Veteran Hometown Hero Ryan Wares
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NJVN Union County Islamic Center honoring veterans and first responders at their summer festival
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NJVN and the Union VFW hosted a Texas disaster relief collection with Union residents
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Operation Rebound Racing Team members spoke at Union Burnet Jr High School
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Operation Rebound Racing Team had numerous handcycles and wheelchairs donated and UPS delivered them for free
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Operation Rebound Racing Team marched in the Union Memorial Day parade