Veterans Incarcerated

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Chapter 11 Aids in Creating Jail Dorm for Veterans

For 18 years members of Suffolk County Chapter 11 have visited inmates of the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Yaphank, NY. Their interactions prompted them to create Veterans Re-entry Program. One part of the Veterans Re-entry Program includes a Veterans Re-Entry Pod to segregate veterans from other inmates. Other features…

Corrections Salute

Long Island Veterans Mentor Incarcerated Veterans

A Long Island, NY chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 11, is working with the Suffolk County Courts to help veterans on the wrong side of the law readjust to civilian life while treating their mental health issues. Ralph Zanchelli is a mentor for the Suffolk County Veterans…


Giving His Time, Talent, and Self: VVA’s Lloyd Gray Taylor

BY JAKE SCHUESSLER “He’s a teacher, you know?” That was how Lloyd Gray Taylor’s wife, Linda, answered when I called to speak to him. I should’ve known better than to call before 3 p.m. on a school day. Taylor, a Vietnam veteran and special education teacher at Thomas Dale High…

Our Leaders
Dominick Yezzo

Chair: Veterans Incarcerated





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