Medford Township has a long tradition of honoring and supporting Veterans. Medford hosts an annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, a 9/11 Observance, and a Veterans Day Ceremony.
Veterans Monuments are located next to the Medford Memorial Community Center at 21 South Main Street (in photo); and Freedom Park at 86 Union Street hosts our 9/11 Memorial, as well as a WWI, WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and a Monument in honor of those lost in wars and conflicts post-Vietnam. A Battle Cross statue was also dedicated in the Freedom Park Memorial area.
Several cemeteries in the Township serve as the final resting place of soldiers dating to the Civil War.
Medford's Blue Star Memorial is located on Route 70 near the intersection of Chairville Road, and is maintained by the Pinelands Garden Club of Medford.
The Township also participates in all Tax relief programs offered by the State of NJ. Click here for our Tax Collector's Office for more information.
NJ INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR VETERANS
Beginning with the 2017 tax year, NJ veterans who were honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances may claim a $3,000 state income deduction that will reduce their NJ income tax. The following link will take you to the state website and provide full information, including how you can register for it now which will speed up your state return when you file.http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/military/vetexemption.shtml
MEDFORD RETURNING VETERANS COMMITTEE
Medford Township has chartered a Medford Returning Veterans Committee. The mission of the Committee is to welcome back returning modern war veterans, to the local Medford area community, and to sponsor homecoming events that celebrate and honor their service.
The committee is asking for help from the Medford community. Anyone who is aware of a returning Veteran can contact the committee by calling (609) 654-2608 x324, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
VFW Post #7677 is located at 317 Church Road. Contact them at (609) 654-9823 or via their website: www.medfordnjvfw.org
Burlington County Department of Military & Veterans Services. Click HERE for complete information.
Operation Yellow Ribbon Club of South Jersey: www.operationyellowribbonsouthjersey.org
Department of NJ American Gold Star Mothers: Judith Tapper, President (email@example.com)
New Jersey Veterans Resource Guide is now available
online. Click HERE for a link to the DMAVA website.