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Veterans get VIP treatment at Northern Trust golf tournament

by News12 NJ August 8, 2019   United States veterans who attended the Northern Trust golf tournament in Jersey City received VIP treatment.   In a partnership with United Rentals, the “Birdies for the Brave Military Outpost” gave active military members, veterans and their families a front row seat for the tournament, free of charge.   “We basically host all of our military members both past and present…It’s a nice way to interact with them as well as some of the veterans to come out and spend a nice day here at the course enjoying themselves,” says Chris Cox, the sports and entertainment director for United Rentals.   The...

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Kyle Palmieri Foundation’s Inaugural Military Ball a Smashing Success

by John Christian Hageny / hockeyclan.com February 26, 2019   BELLEVILLE, NJ — It’s no secret how near and dear The United States’ Military is to Kyle Palmieri’s heart.   This summer, the New Jersey Devils’ All-Star right winger, now in his ninth season in the NHL, and his fiancée Ashlee Casper, launched The Kyle Palmieri Foundation, a non-profit to give back to ‘those who put their lives on the line to preserve our freedoms as Americans.’   On Saturday, Feb. 23, after a lot of hard work and dedication, The Foundation hosted its first marquee event — the inaugural Military Ball — to the delight of everyone who could make...

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Devils Kyle Palmieri ‘Honored to Give Back to Military Community’

Ahead of The Kyle Palmieri Foundation's inaugural Military Ball, the NHL All-Star forward talks on raising awareness for military servicemen by Sean Conklin / Patch Newark February 21, 2019   NEWARK, NJ – Two and a half years ago, New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri created the military recognition program "Squad21" as a way of personally thanking active and veteran service members for their continued sacrifices to the country.   The momentum from that program has continued to grow over the years and has ultimately led to the establishment of The Kyle Palmieri Foundation this past summer as the New Jersey native and his fiancée Ashlee...

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The inspiration behind NJ Devils’ Kyle Palmieri’s All-Star season

by Abbey Mastracco / northjersey.com  January 23, 2019   NEWARK — Kyle Palmieri is headed to San Jose this weekend for the NHL All-Star Game, and it’s a huge honor for the Montvale native to represent the Devils and the state of New Jersey.   But there’s another event in February he’s looking forward to.   On Feb. 23, it will be Palmieri doing the honoring for the active duty military and veterans of New Jersey and New York when the Kyle Palmieri Foundation hosts its inaugural military ball.   The foundation launched in August, prior to the start of the 2018-19 NHL season and prior to Palmieri’s 22-goal, 38-point first-half performance. During this time, he came...

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NJ Devils forward Palmieri launches military support foundation

by Elizabeth Howe / connectingvets.radio.com  September 5, 2018    New Jersey Devils' hockey star Kyle Palmieri is expanding his support of military families.  The Kyle Palmieri Foundation, founded by the Devil's right wing and his fiancee, Ashlee Casper, will give back to those who have sacrificed to preserve American freedom.   Palmieri is not new to military support projects. Since 2016, he has hosted service members and their families through Squad21. Designed around Palmieri’s jersey number, 21 active duty service members or veterans are invited to attend one of the 21 Squad21 games. Those selected have the chance to attend the game and meet Palmieri afterwards...

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Devils and Forward Kyle Palmieri to Launch “Squad21”

New Military Recognition Program to Host Active and Veteran Service Members at Devils Games This Season   by New Jersey Devils / newjerseydevils.com November 11th, 2016   NEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils and star forward Kyle Palmieri have announced a new military recognition program called "Squad21" that will offer active or veteran service members the chance to attend a Devils home game during the 2016-17 regular season. The program will launch for Devils Military Appreciation Night on Saturday, November 12 as the team hosts the Buffalo Sabres at 7 p.m.   All active or veteran service members from the Tri-State Region can register to be considered at NewJerseyDevils.com/Squad21. A...

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Military Appreciation Night special for Kyle Palmieri

Devils forward has sister in National Guard, brother-in-law is Army Ranger by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer  November 11th, 2016 NEWARK, N.J. -- Kyle Palmieri feels forever indebted to his older sister and brother-in-law for providing him the freedom to do what he does best as a forward for the New Jersey Devils.   Taylor Palmieri has been a member of the New York National Guard for the past three years. The eldest of the four Palmieri siblings, Tahrin, is married to United States Army Ranger Stephen Ficchi.   "Military has been a part of my family for a long time now; it's pretty cool to see my...

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