Issues: Troops

SENATOR STACHOWSKI RECOGNIZES AMERICA’S VALUED VETERANS & ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS ON ARMED FORCES DAY

May 14, 2010

Senator William T. Stachowski (D, Lake View) reminds residents that every year, on the third Saturday of May, people across the nation honor past and present members of the United States military by commemorating their dedication and sacrifice on Armed Forces Day.

“This is a day to proudly salute the men and women in all branches of service who have dedicated their lives for our freedom, our safety and our way of life,” said Senator Stachowski.

May 14, 2010
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Senator Valesky Recognizes America’s Bravest on Armed Forces Day May 15

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) asks the community to join him in honoring past and present members of the United States Military on Armed Forces Day, May 15. The national day of recognition honors past and present members of the United States military by commemorating their dedication and sacrifice on Armed Forces Day.

May 14, 2010
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May 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Nominate a Veteran for the Veterans Hall Fame

The Senate has a Veterans Hall Of Fame, and each Senator can honor a veteran from his or her district. If you know a veteran who should be honored, fill out the form below and it will be submitted to his or her Senator for review.

Nominees will be submitted to your Senator, or Senator in whose district the veteran resides, for review and final selection.

Click here for more info.

May 3, 2010
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Public Hearing: Joint - Senate Standing Committee Hearing-" From Battlegrounds to Classrooms"

Joint - Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military AffairsChair: Senator Eric Adamsand Senate Standing Committee on Higher EducationChair: Senator Toby Ann StaviskyPublic Hearing: From Battlegrounds to ClassroomsPlace: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New YorkTime: 12:00pm – 3:00 P.M.

May 17, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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United States Military Academy Visits Albany

Senator Bill Larkin is joined by First Captain Tyler Gordy, Cadet Joseph Amoroso from Marlboro, NY, Senator John Bonacic and Brigadier General William E. Rapp

April 29, 2010
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THE LONG GRAY LINE MARCHES TO ALBANY

 State Senate Honors West Point

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson), a retired Lieutenant Colonel who served 23 years on active duty in the United States Army, today hosted the fifty-eighth annual "West Point Legislative Day" at the New York State Capitol in Albany.

April 29, 2010
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April 28, 2010
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West Point Day 2010

Senators Adams and Larkin talk about the service, sacrifice, honor and excellence of the cadets at West Point.

April 28, 2010
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Aubertine Bill Would Promote Fishing Events for Veterans

 

Legislation provides for free temporary licenses to use fishing as rehab for military personnel

WATERTOWN (April 1, 2010)—With trout and salmon fishing season beginning today, State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said he is pushing legislation (S.7041) that would encourage more fishing events as physical and emotional rehabilitation for veterans or active duty members of the armed forces.

April 1, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Senator Eric Adams, Chair 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 9, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senator DeFrancisco Makes $100 Contribution to Girl Scouts Sending Cookies to Armed Forces

New York State Senator John A. DeFrancisco made a $100 contribution to Katie Stewart, a local girl scout from Brewerton, New York. Under the leadership of Katie’s mother, Kelly Stewart, Katie and other girls in her Brownie Troop are collecting donations to send cookies to members of armed forces who are currently serving abroad. This is the third consecutive year that Katie and her fellow Brownies have made such a charitable effort.

February 10, 2010
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Medford Vet Honored by NYS Senate

Resolution Pays Tribute to Sgt. Keith Bishop And Other Fallen Service Members Who Were Killed in Line of Duty in 2009

February 2, 2010
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