Here are Veterans area resources if you have questions of services:

-Queens Vet Center, 75-10B 91st Ave, Woodhaven 718-836-6600x7767

-Manhattan Vet Center, 32 Broadway, NYC 212-951-6866

-Vet Mart, 2201 Hempstead Tpke, Bldg Q, East Meadow, 516-572-6565

-Vaughn College of Aeronautics, Vaughn Veterans.,


Vets are given job preference


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DECEMBER/JANUARY Calendar of Events

Airtrain Partial Shutdowns

Dec 2-Dec 4, Due to scheduled system maintenance, a partial shutdown of the AirTrain JFK system will take place beginning Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10:00 PM through Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM.

Dec 9-12, partial shutdown of the AirTrain JFK system will take place beginning Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:00 PM through Monday, December 12, 2016 at 4:00 AM.

Dec 1, KAAMCO Cargo Meeting, 9:45, Bldg 14
Dec. 2, KAAMCO Cargo Ops Committee's 38th Annual Christmas Party. Honoring Jayne Dietl, Leonard's of Great Neck, Call 516-508-8996
Dec. 3, Saturday, Pan Am Museum Foundation's Inaugural Gala Cradle of Aviation Museum, 6:30pm - 11:30pm Call 516567-5597
Dec. 5, DHL Operations Holiday Troops- Sending faith based items to Troops in the Mideast
Dec. 6, Tuesday,  JFK Rotary Children's Party. Jet Blue hangar, Call 917-945-8888

Dec. 6, TWA Hotel Groundbreaking, Terminal 5, 11am

Dec 6, SKAAMCO Luncheon, JFK Hilton, contact

Dec.7, LIBAA Meeting & Dinner, Cradle of Aviation. Call Doris 631-467-2481

 Dec 7, Wednesday, The Queens Chamber of Commerce's 2016 Annual Building Awards Gala, Terrace on the Park, 718-898-8500
Dec 8, Fest of the Immaculate Conception, Mass 122:45pm, T4, Chapels
Dec 8, JFKIAT T4 celebrates its 20 Millionth Passenger-Passengers can to win either gifts, gift cards or shopping/dining discounts in retail lounge area T4

 Dec. 10, Saturday ,Christ for the World Chapel, A Ministry for the Council of Churches of the City of New York, hosts the Annual Christmas Concert, 2pm, JFK Airport, Terminal $, “Meeting Point: in Arrivals Hall

 Dec. 13, The Wings Club Luncheon, Guest Speaker: Gary Kelly, President/CEO, Southwest Airlines. 212-867-1770
Dec 13th , JFK Air Cargo Association & Cargo Sales Managers' Club Annual Luncheon, Toys for Tots Party, Russo’s on the Bay. 11:30-3pm
Dec 14, KAAMCO General Meeting 10am, Bldg 14
Dec 14, 11:30 am-Pencil in Chamber of Commerce Meeting. Bldg 14
Dec 19-12/22 Santa’s coming to T4. greeting passengers, posing for pictures, and spreading good cheer. 
December 25- for Christmas Masses on Saturday, December 24 at 5:00 PM and Sunday, December 25 at 12:45 PM.

Dec.28, Wed. The Annual Chanukah Celebration sponsored by The International Synagogue, 5:00 PM at Terminal 4, 4th Floor (Chapel area) there will be a lighting ceremony, entertainment and the traditional food. Throughout Chanukah, Sunday through Friday, menorah lighting will take place at 5:00 pm. Info 718-656-5044
Community Notes:
Season’s Givings
Many airport organizations have programs in place to help donate food, products or volunteers for the holiday season. If you wish to contribute, look over the list below and choose which might be best for you.
-The LaGuardia Kiwanis Club gave is  dozens of turkeys to local needy families according to Cheryl Jones and coordinated by Veta Brome, Exit Realty. 
-The JKF Chamber of Commerce is now holding its Clothing Donation Drive. Please call for information how you can contribute any unwanted new or gently used clothing. All donations are urged and welcomed. Help keep someone warm this holiday season. Visit
-IAT Terminal 4  Participating in the 4GOOD Program, bringing much needed food to  benefit the Holy Name of Mary Parish Outreach Program and Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank. These programs operate a food pantry and all food donations are distributed to families in need. Please drop all donations off at the IAT office, ground level, Terminal 4.
-The JFK Rotary Club is holding its annual JFK Children’s Party. Held at the JetBlue Hanger, children will be given gifts, greeted by Santa, and enjoy a fun filled event.
-On December 5, DHL will be loading Christmas trees, menorahs and other faith related items onboard their planes for delivery to our troops overseas in the MidEast.
-People’s Alliance Federal Credit Union is once again partnering with the Marty Lyons Foundation to bring much-needed funds to these children. We are holding a Holiday Donation Drive. Every PAFCU location will be collecting monetary donations for the Marty Lyons Foundation until December 30. The Marty Lyons Foundation was established to fulfill the special wishes of children, between three and seventeen years of age, who have been diagnosed with a terminal or life threatening illness.
The Nassau County Vets Service Agency continues to provide dinners for Veterans at the Freeport Armory. It also houses a daily food pantry. Call 516-572-6565
Holidays can be stressful and depressing for some people. If you have a concern or immediate need for intervention call Samaritans, Suicide Prevention Hotline, 212-673-3000, and Veterans Crisis Line for immediate emotional help 800-2734-8255
 International Aviation Calendar of Events
Dec 6-7, The Future of Air Transport, opportunities, challenges and solutions, Radisson Blu Portman, London, all +44(0) 20 7760 8699Dec 6-8, Second annual ACI conference on Investing in Airports
In cooperation with ICAO and the ITF at the OECD, Goa, India

24-25 January NBAA Business Aviation Security Conference, W. Palm Beach, FL. Call 202-783-9000

Feb 2-3, Aero-Engines Americas, San Antonio Texas, Contact +44 (0) 207 975 1675

2 - 3 March 2017,  U.T.SEC – Trade Fair for Security provided by and against unmanned technologies Nuremberg, Germany, Phone +49 911 8606 4940

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