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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

Veterans Department
 Jim Grumley, Veterans Representative
Jim Grumley, Chair
518-427-1551, Ext. 303

Members can contact us at the Main Office on the dates below or email us anytime. If you need immediate assistance, please call the cell phone.

Veterans Committee
Paul Lashway- Central VP
Jim Grumley - Washington CF/Chair
Eladio Martinez - Groveland
Matthew Filipponi- Green Haven CF
Anthony Henderson- Creedmoor PC
Derrick Hale- Bedford CF
Michael Mashaw - Marcy

Vets Office Open: January 29 - February 9 & 25, 2016

Whenever you or a member of your facility is deployed for military service, please notify the NYSCOPBA Veterans Committee as soon as possible at 888-484-7279 or Thank you from Sgt. Jastrzab,Kirkurk Iraq

Message from Joe Porcaro - "Thank you for all of your support during my time as the Veterans Committee Chairman, it has been a great pleasure serving all of you"!
Change to NYS Constitution - Additional Veterans Credits Available
Military who are currently deployed may take the Correction Officer exam through Section 243-b make-up examination. Contact Cheryl Humphreys at (518) 473-9950 or Paula Conkling at (518) 473-9970 at Civil Service.

News and Updates

2015 Veterans Tour goes to Philadelphia
2015 Veterans Tour Registration List
2015 Veterans Tour Rooming List

2014 Veterans Remembrance Tour goes
to Boston Massachusetts

2014 Vets Tour Registration List - 9/12/14
2014 Vets Tour ROOMING LIST - 9/12/14
Hockey for Heroes tournament raises $15,000 for Wounded Warrior Project - Press Release

NYSCOPBA Veterans Committee Sponsors Wounded Warrior Golf Championship in Canton-PRNewswire

2013 Vets Tour - Registration List
2013 Vets Tour - Rooming List

ATTN: Veterans - USERRA Claims vs. DOCCS and State of NY - 5/16/2013

Holiday Work Waiver Filing Reminder - 4/24/2015
2015 Holiday Work Waiver MOU
2015 Supplemental Military Leave MOU
2015-01 Extension of Special Military Benefits MOU


Memorial Golf

The 2013 Verterans Remembrance Tour Goes to Washington DC!
DD 214 Reminder 4/1/2013
Waiver of Holiday Work Option for
Military Veterans
NYSCOPBA Sponsors the Military Golf Event -Announcement - Flyer - Dinner Invitation - Letter from | Central Region Vice President John Gavin - Press Release
Welcome home Brother Toleman from Afghanistan! - Watch the Fox 23 News Broadcast
Veterans Tour 2011 Photos 2012 NYSCOPBA Veteran's Tour
Wounded Warrior Dinner Huge Success!Deployed Sergeantstaking the Lt's Exam
NOTICE- Service Credit Review ReminderMOU Waiver of Holiday Work Option extended1/24/11
MOU - Additional Activated Member Benefits 2011Facility Veterans Point of Contact Update 1/14/09
Payroll Bulletin 1051 - Refund of Soc. Sec. MedicareVeterans Respite and Relief Program and Application 12/4/06
Veterans Committee Policy for Grave Markers 8/7/09Veterans Deployment Form
SONYMA -Homes for Veterans ProgramActivated Military Members Care Package Assembly
Veterans Committee Memorial PolicyPatriot Plan - Retirement Loan Payment Deferral Available
NYS OSC Reducing or Eliminating Buy Back CreditsPatriot Plan Memo from Hinman Straub
Group Life Insurance - Regulations - Application FormLife insurance benefits upon military activation
Veteran's BenefitsBenefits/Assistance for Employees called to Active Duty

Veterans Committee Meeting Minutes / Reports

June 2015 - EA Veterans Report
February 2015 - EA Veterans Report
October 2014 - EA Veterans Report
June 2014 - EA Veterans Report
February 2014 - EA Veterans Report
September 2013 - EA Veterans Report
February 6-7, 2013 - EA Veterans Report
September 2015 - EA Veterans Report
April 2015 - EA Veterans Report
December 2014 - EA Veterans Report
August 2014 - EA Veterans Report
April 2014 - EA Veterans Report
December 2013 - EA Veterans Report
April 10-11, 2013 - EA Veterans Report
102 Hackett Blvd., Albany, NY 12209   518.427.1551 | 888.484.7279  Fax: (518) 426-1635