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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Grants Garrett Request for Critical Safety Improvements Funding for Paramus Veterans Home
Oct 4, 2006  -  Today, Congressman Scott Garrett announced that his request for Federal funding for new fire alarms as a critical safety improvement to the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Paramus would be approved, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs list provided to the House Veterans Affairs ... More

Garrett Honors Filipino World War II Veterans
Sep 20, 2006  -  Yesterday, Congressman Scott Garrett submitted the following statement to the Congressional Record, expressing his strong support for H.Res.622 which recognized and honored the Filipino World War II veterans for their defense of democratic ideals and their important contribution to the outcome... More

Garrett Honors Local Korean War Veterans
Aug 9, 2006  -  On Monday, August 7th, Congressman Scott Garrett hosted a ceremony to honor local Korean War veterans for their service. Garrett and Colonel Stephen Abel, NJ Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs presented the Distinguished Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Korean Commemo... More

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson to Join Congressman Scott Garrett in Tour of Paramus Veterans Home
May 31, 2006  -   Tomorrow, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson will join Congressman Scott Garrett in a tour of the Paramus Veterans Home and will meet with leaders of the North Jersey veterans community. "I am pleased that Secretary Nicholson will have the opportunity to meet with veterans in New J... More

House Considers Act Co-Sponsored by Congressman Garrett to Prevent Funerals for Fallen Heroes from Being Turned into Protest Stages
May 9, 2006  -   Today, the House debated the Respect for America’s Fallen Heroes Act, a bill cosponsored by Congressman Scott Garrett, which would ensure that veterans’ funerals are not disrupted by anti-war protests. The House will vote on, and is expected to pass, this bill later this evening. "This Act ... More

Congressman Garrett Honors Veterans in Ceremony at NJ Vietnam Veterans Memorial
May 5, 2006  - Yesterday, Congressman Scott Garrett participated in a memorial ceremony at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel, NJ. The day marks the 52nd anniversary of the defeat of French troops at Dienbienphu, a battle that led to the withdrawal of the French from Indochina and, ultimately, to ... More

Congressman Garrett Looking for D-Day Veterans
Sep 13, 2005  - Representative Scott Garrett (NJ-5) will be holding a special medal ceremony on Thursday, November 10, 2005 to honor D-Day veterans.  At the ceremony, Rep. Garrett will be presenting the Normandy Service Medal, also called the Jubilee of Liberty, to veterans of the D-Day invasion and surviving famil... More

Rep. Garrett Assists in Awarding Medals to Cpl. Joseph Poggi of Riverdale
Aug 23, 2005  - Congressman Garrett was pleased to help Cpl. Joseph Poggi (ret.) of Rivervale, NJ receive long overdue citations for meritorious service during his time in the United States Army. Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center deputy director Col. John S. Merkwan presented the Bronze Star ... More

House Bill Dedicates West Milford Post Office in Honor of Fallen Hero
Jul 26, 2005  - The House of Representatives today passed legislation renaming the West Milford Post Office in honor of Lance Cpl. Brian P. Parrello. Only 19 years old, Brian was killed in action while serving as a United States Marine in Iraq. Parrello attended West Milford High School, where he was a memb... More

House Passes Funding for Veterans
May 26, 2005  - Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006 - Title I: Department of Defense - Appropriates funds for FY2006 for the Department of Defense (DOD) for: (1) military construction for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force (military departments), DOD, the Army and Air ... More

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