Bergen County Veteran of the Week: Jean A. Nickels

Jean A. Nickels grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey and attended Ramsey High School. She proudly served in the United States Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and Korea.  The Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) was created on May 14, 1942 for the purpose…

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Bergen County Veteran of the Week: Ben Cascio

Ben Cascio grew up in Palisades Park, New Jersey. He attended elementary school in Palisades Park and was the last class to graduate from LHS in 1959. Shortly after his graduation, Mr. Cascio enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. A first generation American, who…

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Bergen County Veteran of the Week: Phillip Langner

Phil Langner was born in Hackensack and grew up in Westwood, New Jersey. He attended Westwood High School. His family was patriotic, with a record of exemplary military service, his older brothers having served in the Army Air Force, Navy and Marines. His brother…

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Bergen County Veteran of the Week: Richard Kaufman

Richard Kaufman originally hails from Belleville, New Jersey. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1986 to 1988. After a temporary break in service, he continued to serve in the Army National Guard from 1991 to 2012 in the following states: New Jersey,…

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