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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
 Joe Porcaro, Veterans Representative

Members can contact us at the Mid-Hudson Office, 7am-3pm on the dates below or email us anytime. If you need immediate assistance, please call the cell phone.

Veterans Committee
Paul Lashway- Central VP
Joe Porcaro- Chair
Jim Grumley - Washington CF
Eladio Martinez - Groveland CF
Anthony Henderson- Creedmoor PC
Derrick Hale- Bedford CF
Michael Mashaw - Marcy

Vets Office Open: March 6,12,18 & 27 - April 3,10,17,24 & 30, 2015

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

Joe Porcaro, Chair
21 North Plank Road, Newburgh, NY 12550

Fax: 845.563.9077
2014 Veterans Remembrance Tour goes to Boston Massachusetts
Vets Tour Registration List - 9/12/14
2014 Vets Tour ROOMING LIST - 9/12/14
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 Holiday Work Waiver MOU
2015 Supplemental Military Leave MOU
2015-01 Extension of Special Military Benefits MOU
Hockey for Heroes tournament raises $15,000 for Wounded Warrior Project - Press Release

NYSCOPBA Veterans Committee SponsorsWounded Warrior Golf Championship in Canton-PR Newswire

Applebee's gives back to Veteran's on Veterans Day2013 -Free Meal

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

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

 Memorial Golf
The 2013 Verterans Remembrance Tour Goes to Washington DC!
DD 214 Reminder 4/1/2013
Waiver of Holiday Work Option for MilitaryVeterans
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 Sergeants taking the Lt's Exam
NOTICE- Service Credit Review ReminderMOU Waiver of Holiday Work Option extended 1/24/11
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

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
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