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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town… our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provide many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

VET’S TELEPHONE HOTLINE Telephone number: 631-224-VETS

MILITARY/VETERANS CRISIS LINE: 1-800-273-8255

Confidential chat at MilitaryCrisisLine.net, or text: 838255



NEWS

Click HERE to view Councilman Cochrane’s Office New Edition of Islip’s “Journals of War Veterans” form.

SUFFOLK COUNTY MARATHON VETERANS GRANT PROGRAM

Application Due Date: 4:30 pm. on March 20th, 2018.

All 501 (c)(3) or 501(c)(19) organizations that offer services for veterans/active military and military families are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted by a certified 501 (c)(3) or 501(c)(19) community organization that is registered and in good standing with the Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency unless otherwise exempt from the requirements of Suffolk County Local Law 5-2011.

For information on the application process, guidelines, instructions and the application, click HERE.



TOWN OF ISLIP AIRPORT

“HOMETOWN HERO” WELCOME HOME PROGRAM


Arriving at Long Island MacArthur Airport, Ronkonkoma, New York


The Welcome Home with a Town of Islip Official will be afforded to every serviceperson ending their deployment and any wounded serviceperson.

Call: 631-224-VETS


The Welcome Home without a Town of Islip Official will be afforded to every serviceperson who is on leave, liberty or has finished basic training.

Call: (631) 467-3315

 


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EMPLOYERS HIRING VETERANS

Click here to view the Employers Hiring Veterans list.

• Chase Bank- all local branches
www.chase.com
• Home Depot
careers.homedepot.com.edgesuit.net
• Lowes
careers.lowes.com/default.aspx
• Nature Bounty
www.naturesbounty.com/pages/contactus.aspx
• Walmart
www.walmartcareerswithamission.com
• Long Island Rail Road
www.mta.info/mta/employment
• GE Aviation
www.ge.com/careers
• Walt Disney World
www.disneycareer.com
• U.S. Dynamics Corp.
usdynamicscorp.com/career/index.asp
• Chevron
www.military.com/jobs-in/employer.chevron
• Huntington Honda
Call: 631-423-6000
• Sunrise Toyota & Sunrise Chevrolet/Cadillac
Contact: Rich Baylis 631-589-0575

• New York Life
www.newyorklife.com
• Cablevision
www.cablevision.com/careers
• Internal Revenue Service
jobs.irs.gov/home.html
• Curtis-Wright Flow Control
www.cwfc.com
• US Postal Service
about.usps.com/careers/welcome.htm
• Camp Systems Int'l
www.campsystems.com
• Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of NY
www.pepsicojobs.com/military
• Tri-County Home Nursing Svs.
www.tchns.com/careerdevelopment.html
• Blair Industries and HSM Machineworks
www.blair-hsm.com/contact-us.php
• Summit Security Services, Inc.
www.summitsecurity.com
• VA’s health care system
www.vacareers.va.gov
• Cummins Power Systems
www.powerssytemcummins.com

• Options for Community Living
www.optionscl.org
• Natures Bounty Co.
jobs.naturesbountyco.com/
• NY Community Bancorp
nycbcareers.ttcportals.com
• Continental Home Loans
www.unionmembermortgage.com
• Netsmart Technologies
www.ntst.com/about/careers.asp
• B\E Aerospace
www.beaerospace.jobs
• Sysco
careers.sysco.com
• The Chappell Network
www.ChappellNetwork.org
• Commerical Driver Training
• North Shore LIJ
Office of Military and Veterans Services
North Shore LIJ Site
• ITT Exclis
• Academy Securities, Inc.
www.academysecurities.com
• Wenner Bread Products, Inc.
631-563-6262 x212
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Walmart offers skills translators to assist Veterans in obtaining employment. The Walmart skills translator is available on Walmart’s “careers with a mission” website www.walmartcareerswithamission.com, which also includes openings at the company and advice for Veterans on how to land a job. The following, according to Walmart executives, is how military skills can translate into the retail industry:

Military Specialty

Combat Operations
Communications
Intelligence
Mechanic
Supply and Logistics
Aviation

Walmart suggestion

Store manager, field project supervisor
Information technology, technical support
Corporate fraud examiner, asst protection
Fleet mechanic, shop technician
Area manager, floor manager
Corporate pilot, travel coordinator


TOWN OF ISLIP ASSESSORS OFFICE

VETERANS REAL PROPERTY EXEMPTION
For any Town of Islip homeowner that has not filed a Veteran’s Real Property Tax Exemption application, the deadline is March 1st. This applies to a Veteran or un-remarried spouse of a deceased Veteran. Please contact the Town of Islip Assessor’s Office at 631 224-5585 for additional information.


TOWN OF ISLIP PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

OFFERS TO TOWN OF ISLIP VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS REDUCED FEES FOR NEW BUILDING PERMITS, INCLUDING FILING FEES AND RENEWAL FEES AND LOWER FEES FOR ALL NEW CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE

REQUIREMENTS: The Town of Islip Veterans Organizations must legally own the building the organization is seeking to renovate or improve, must provide a completed permit fee reduction application and a list of all currently active organizations members 75% of whom must be Veterans currently residing in the Town of Islip.

Contact Town of Islip Planning and Development for application and further information: 631-224-5470

REDUCTION- All new building permit fees, including filing fees and renewal fees, to be reduced by fifty(50%) percent and all new Certificate of Compliance fees reduced by fifty percent (50%) to a base fee of $375.00 plus $0.45 per square foot with a cap of $1,000.00 maximum.


TOWN OF ISLIP SENIOR CITIZENS DEPARTMENT

VETERANS 60 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER
Town of Islip issues, free of charge, a Town of Islip Senior Citizen Card for Town of Islip residents 60 years of age and older- must apply at 401 Main Street, Islip, New York and avail yourself to all the Town of Islip Senior Citizen’s programs.


TOWN OF ISLIP VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS, CHAPTERS AND POSTS

TOWN OF ISLIP VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATION (VSO): The mission of the Town of Islip Veterans Service Organization (VSO) is to help unite the efforts of the Islip Town veterans, service members and family support organizations and to provide support, advocacy and mentoring to veterans, service members and their families. For more information contact Vet’s Hotline telephone number at 631-224-VETS.




Outside Services For Veterans Assistance

Northport V.A. Medical Center
79 Middleville Road Northport, NY 11768
Telephone (631) 261-4400
www.northport.va.gov.

LIJ/Northwell/Northport V.A. Medical Center United Behavior Health Center for Military Veterans and their Families

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Important VA Information and Services for Veterans

Please visit www.va.gov and search the below listed categories for important information and services available to veterans.

  • Appeals
  • Board of Veteran's Appeals
  • CARES Commission
  • CARES Draft National Plan
  • Center for Minority Veterans
  • Center for
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    Veterans Posts in the Town of Islip

    SUFFOLK COUNTY DETACHMENT MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

    LOCATION:
    2055 Sunrise Highway
    Bay Shore, NY

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    Veteran Information for Retirees and Active Service Members

    SERVICES OFFERED TO ACTIVE, RESERVED, RETIRED, RETURNING FROM DEPLOYMENT VETERANS PEACEFUL MINDS-A WELLNESS CENTER FOR COMBAT VETERANS

    Peaceful minds is a non-profit community wellness center offering a mobile clinic and free complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, reiki massage therapy and mental health counseling to Combat Veterans , who may be suffering from

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    More Veteran Information from VA.GOV

    For more information and services visit www.VA.gov.

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    Retired Veterans Reserve Entitlements

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