Brighton Marine News & Media
Read about our latest news, events and impact on the Veteran Community.
April 7, 2023
Welcoming Kristina Kaufmann
At Brighton Marine, Kristy will nurture and grow the organization’s existing services to make sure that at-risk veterans and their families have a home and the wraparound support they need. She plans to dive deeply into identifying the most important needs of today’s military community and tackle them head on. Read more about Brighton Marine's CEO from US Family Health Plan's quarterly U Magazine.
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November 21, 2022
Brighton Marine Appoints Kristina Kaufmann As CEO As Veterans-Serving Nonprofit Sets Bold Vision For The Future
Kaufmann is a nationally recognized expert on the challenges facing Veterans and their families, and has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post and multiple other outlets.
August 12, 2022
Brighton Marine Celebrates 41 Years Of Supporting Veterans
As Brighton Marine begins the celebration of its 41st year we celebrate COL Robert E Hawes, our founder, our pillar of strength. COL Hawes led an amphibious attack on Omaha Beach on D Day. He was an inspiration then and again on August 28, 1981 when he signed our incorporation.
July 7, 2021
U.S. Representatives Head to Brighton Marine
Brighton Marine had an eventful week last week as they welcomed Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and Representative Kevin Honan to their campus, accompanied by a Recognition Ceremony to honor the newly appointed Boston Fire Department Chief, Patrick Ellis.
March 24, 2021
Assessing the needs of Veterans during the pandemic and beyond
Brighton Marine's former President and CEO teamed up with Bruce Buckley, CEO and President of Soldier On, to pen an op-ed piece for The Berkshire Eagle shedding light on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the Massachusetts Veterans community.
March 15, 2021
Newton Elks Donates to Veteran Housing Residents
Brighton Marine is incredibly grateful for the continued support from its community partners in the Greater Boston area. Recently, Darlene McDonald of the Newton Elks donated clothes to the residents of our Veterans Housing at Brighton Marine.
February 22, 2021
Brighton Marine Partners with Soldier On and Fresh Start Furniture Bank to Support Local Veteran
Brighton Marine recently partnered with Soldier On and Fresh Start Furniture Bank to provide a Veteran and single mother with furniture for her apartment. Ashley, a Navy Veteran, and her young son received enough furniture to fill their apartment in Brookline.
January 28, 2021
Brighton Elks Support Veterans Network
Brighton Marine is extremely grateful to Kelly McGrath and the Brighton Elks for their continued generosity toward our Veterans network. For years, the Brighton Elks have supported Brighton Marine and forged a close partnership with both the Veterans and our staff.
December 7, 2020
Brighton Marine Sponsored Study Shines Light On Critical Needs For Veterans During Covid-19
Brighton Marine and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), an independent and bipartisan research institution in Washington D.C. today announced the results of a statewide needs assessment for Veterans in Massachusetts.