Disabled American Veterans Department of NJ, Logo

171 Jersey Street, Bldg 5, 2nd Fl, Trenton, NJ 08611

Call: (609) 396-2885

Fax: (609) 396-9562

Dedicated to Supporting Disabled Veterans


Department Line Officers


John Opatovsky

Department Commander
— John Opatovsky

Member Emails: commander & jopatovsky
Primary Phone: (646) 229-9729
Fax: (201) 338-4928

Gordon Lee Payne

Department 1st Jr. Vice Commander
— Gordon Lee Payne

Member Emails: 1jrvice & glpayne
Primary Phone: (862) 220-7797

Keith Bradley

Department 3rd Jr. Vice Commander
— Keith Bradley

Member Emails: krb0213 & 3jrvice
Primary Phone: (609) 994-7096

Leonard Long

Department Chief Inspector
— Leonard Long

Member Email
Primary Phone: (609) 871-4932

John Walker

Department Adjutant
— John Walker

Member Emails: adjutant & jwalker
Primary Phone: (609) 396-2885
Second Phone: (609) 425-8608

Frank M. Vignola

Department Senior Vice Commander
— Frank M. Vignola

Member Emails: seniorvice & fvignola
Primary Phone: (732) 673-2691
Second Phone: (732) 264-5249

Fred Smith

Department 2nd Jr. Vice Commander
— Fred Smith

Member Emails: 2jrvice & fsmith
Primary Phone: (732) 672-0934

Walter Kaczmarek

Department Judge Advocate
— Walter Kaczmarek

Primary Phone: (732) 991-2995

Raymond Walinski

Department Sergeant-At-Arms
— Raymond Walinski

Member Email
Primary Phone: (646) 366-7492

Earl Courter

Department Treasurer
— Earl Courter

Member Email
Primary Phone: (609) 304-5180