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After 25 Years, Veterans Reconnect as Volunteers

Margie Davis and Marian Myron first crossed paths in 1986.  For nearly eight years, they worked together as flight nurses in the New York Air National Guard – an Air Reserve Component of the U.S. Air Force – based out... Continue Reading →

Weekly Roundup: 9/28/2018

It's now been two weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall, and still, flooding continues. Many in the Carolinas have lost everything. Some 3,500 Red Crossers from all over the country are on the ground now, working around the clock to provide... Continue Reading →

Showing Love to Local Veterans on Valentine’s Day

To help make this Valentine's Day a special one for local veterans, our Services to the Armed Forces team introduced a new event this week called Hearts for Heroes. Veterans from throughout the Capital Region were invited to a unique lunch-and-learn program,... Continue Reading →

Here for our heroes on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, and every day, we're honored to be able to provide services to local service members, veterans, and military families. Today, we welcomed veterans from our community to enjoy a warm meal and good company at our chapter office... Continue Reading →

Soldiers get a special retreat

Thanks to a grant from the Wounded Warrior Project, the American Red Cross Fort Drum station was able to provide a therapeutic weekend retreat for soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Drum as well as Army and Navy veterans... Continue Reading →

Jeff Fox honored with President’s Award

Story by David Wickers, Red Cross volunteer Last Wednesday, January 27, longtime Red Cross volunteer Jeff Fox, PhD, received the highly distinguished President’s Volunteer Service Award in a special ceremony at the Northeastern New York chapter office in Albany. Red Cross Senior Vice... Continue Reading →

Finding New Ways to Reach Out to Veterans

Story by Margaret Richards, Red Cross volunteer Through the Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) program, the Red Cross is constantly looking for new opportunities to give back to those who have served our country. One of the many ways... Continue Reading →

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