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Fort Monmouth Tech Company Honored For Employing Veterans

 

Josh Welle should apply to work here.

AASKI Technology, Inc.  of Tinton Falls has been honored by the Department of Labor with the HIRE Vets Medallion for its leadership in recruiting, employing, and retaining America’s veterans, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ4) announced on Thursday.

The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act or the Act) was supported by Smith and signed into law by President Trump on May 5, 2017.  The Act created to program which recognizes and honors small, medium and large employers throughout the nation.

AASKI, a Woman and Minority Owned Business founded in 1997, was one of 239 companies recognized during the demonstration phase of the HIRE VETs program in 2018.

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Posted: November 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Smith reelected easily

Chris Smith was reelected to his 20th term in the House of Representatives this evening, defeating Josh Welle by 56%-42 %, with VBM ballots in Ocean and Monmouth Counties still to be counted.

Posted: November 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , | 7 Comments »

The Evans Family Rallies For Congressman Chris Smith

Ashley Evans, a 17 year old Howell  resident, has been  fighting back against the lies being told by Josh Welle in his ads against Congressman Chris Smith since she came across one on YouTube a few weeks ago.

Smith rescued Ashley and her sister Sophia from the Republic of Georgia during the Russian invasion of the county in 2008.

Ashley and her parents, Joseph and Teah have seen telling their story and rallying support for Congressman Smith since they saw Welle’s deceitful attacks.

Prompted by Joe’s comment on MMM on Friday, I caught up with Ashley and Teah during a Karate competition in Jackson on Saturday afternoon.   See their videos below:

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Posted: November 5th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Congressman Smith Honored By National Marrow Donor Program

The National Marrow Donor Program/BeTheMatch announced that it is honoring Congressman Chris Smith with the Lives Award during their annual Council Meeting in Minneapolis on November 9.

NMDP/BeTheMatch manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world, serving thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.

“Representative Smith was nominated and honored with the 2018 Lives Award because of his continued support of the National Marrow Donor Program, and for his efforts in protecting patients’ access to transplant,” said Susan Leppke, Director of Health and Public Policy at the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match.

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Posted: October 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Vietnam Vet’s Medals Lost To Sandy Replaced On Storm’s Sixth Anniversary

Bernard and Linda Ebner accept the Vietnam veteran’s replacement military metals from Congressman Chris Smith

Bernard and Linda Ebner lost their Union Beach home of 47 years and most of their possessions to twelve feet of water during Superstorm Sandy six years ago this week. Among those possession were the medals that Bernard, a Vietnam War veteran, earned during his four years of service.

Congressman Chris Smith presented the Ebners with replacement medals on Tuesday, October 30, during an emotional ceremony in the congressman’s Ocean County office in Plumsted which is nearby the couple’s new home in Whiting.

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Posted: October 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy, Veterans | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Silence is Not an Option

Congresssman Chris Smith delivered the following remarks in Lakewood on October 29, 2o18:

photo via @thelakewoodscoop

Words are inadequate to convey my—our—outrage and profound sorrow over the loss of eleven precious lives and the wounding of 6 others including four courageous police officers at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh.

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Posted: October 30th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Bipartisan Anti-Semitism Taskforce Statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Nita Lowey (D-NY), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Kay Granger (R-TX), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Peter Roskam (R-IL), the Co-Chairs of the House of Representatives Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism, issued the following statement in reaction to the Saturday attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh:

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Posted: October 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Surprise, Surprise! Welle Lies!

Josh Welle Lies to the Asbury Park Press

Josh Welle continued his campaign of deceit and distortion with the Asbury Park Editorial Board today.

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Posted: October 25th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Surprise, Surprise! Welle Lies!

Chris Smith – The Real Deal

The Evans Family relates How Congressman Chris Smith Saved their Children

By Rosalie Avin

Chris Smith , Congressman 4th district, A REAL Advocate for His Constituents

Congressman Chris Smith with Joseph Evans and his daughters Ashley and Sophia following their rescue from Georgia

Stories demonstrating his deep concern for the issues of the people in New Jersey are often understated by the media but to the people whose lives he has impacted, Chris Smith is a hero and a person who deserves to be re-elected to the fourth district by a landslide. Teah and Joseph Evans want their story to be shared so that voters will understand the character and the resilience of this incredible man. It is their hope that stupid, vitriolic ads will always be ignored. Congressman Chris Smith has represented the fourth district with compassion, concern and awareness.

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Posted: October 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

1000 plus Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Inspired by Jeff Borghoff, a 54 year old Forked River man battling early onset Alzheimer’s  and Congressman Chris Smith, 1000 plus Jersey Shore residents Walked to End Alzheimer’s on the boardwalk in Bradley Beach on Saturday. The Bradley Beach walk is expected to raise over $100,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Posted: October 21st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 1000 plus Walk To End Alzheimer’s