Issues: Veterans

November 7, 2011
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BREWSTER NOMINATES ARTHUR HANLEY TO SENATOR BALL’S VETERANS HALL OF FAME

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/02/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, tonight formally congratulated Retired Specialist Arthur Hanley on his nomination to the Inaugural 40th District Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

November 2, 2011
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DAILY CORTLANDT: BALL TOURS WESTCHESTER STORM DAMAGE

by Bob Dumas

LEWISBORO, N.Y.  – Senator Greg Ball (R, C/Patterson) met with Lewisboro Town Supervisor Charlie Duffy on Tuesday to tour the damage and power outages caused by Saturday’s snowstorm.

November 2, 2011
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DAILY YORKTOWN: VETERAN HONORED FOR SERVICE TO COMMUNITY

by Jennifer Swift

YORKTOWN, N.Y.—Yorktown resident and veteran John McQuillan was recognized by the town Tuesday night for his service both to his country and to his community.

November 2, 2011
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THE PATCH: VILLAGE NOMINATES LOCAL VETERAN FOR DISTRICT HONOR

By Ashley Tarr

When State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) asked Brewster officials to pick a veteran worthy of a nomination to the 40th District Hall of Fame, the choice was easy.

November 1, 2011
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November 1, 2011
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3rd ANNUAL HOME OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE WPDH RADIOTHON

On Sunday, October 23rd Senator Bonacic attended the 3rd Annual Home of the Free Because of the Brave WPDH Radiothon at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor.  Senator Bonacic and his wife, Pat, had the honor and privilege to put a stitch in the National 9/11 Flag, which has traveled this great country.

October 31, 2011
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Senator Larkin Joins Members of Rolling Thunder at the WPDH Home Of The Brave Radio-Thon in Support of Local Veterans

Radio station WPDH recently hosted a Radio-Thon at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor in support of Hudson Valley veterans. 

October 25, 2011
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Senator Andrew Lanza's First Annual Veterans' Breakfast

ATTENTION STATEN ISLAND VETERANS: Senator Andrew Lanza Cordially Invites You to His First Annual Veterans' Breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 9th

November 9, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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ATTENTION STATEN ISLAND VETERANS: Senator Andrew Lanza Cordially Invites You to His First Annual Veterans' Breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 9th

Join Senator Lanza and fellow veterans for coffee and a light breakfast at the Labetti Post on Staten Island on Wednesday, November 9th

October 13, 2011
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Senator Huntley Fall Newsletter

View the Full Fall Newsletter or click on the PDF link below.

 

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Senator Huntley Fall Newsletter (final).pdf

October 13, 2011
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MEDIA ADVISORY: BONACIC WILL HOST APPRECIATION BREAKFAST FOR VETERANS

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt Hope) will hold a complimentary breakfast for Veterans on Monday, October 17, 2011 from  8:30 – 10:00 a.m.,  at the Glasco Fire Company Banquet Hall, 138 Liberty St. Ext., Glasco, NY.

October 12, 2011
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Griffo Bill To Support Grieving Military Families Signed Into Law

Griffo Bill To Support Grieving Military Families Signed Into Law

October 11, 2011
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SENATOR RITCHIE ANNOUNCES ‘STARS FOR OUR TROOPS’

Sets Goal to Collect 100 Worn US Flags to Cheer Service Men and Women Abroad

State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she is seeking 100 worn, tattered and faded American flags during the month of October as part of her “Stars for Our Troops” campaign to cheer 5,000 US service men and women overseas with a simple, patriotic reminder of home.

“The men and women of our military spend months in strange and dangerous lands far from home to protect the flag and the freedom it represents,” said Senator Ritchie. “This campaign allows us to retire a worn and used American flag in a dignified way that also tells a member of the US military that he or she is remembered, appreciated and respected.”

October 4, 2011
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VETERANS APPRECIATION BREAKFAST

On Monday, October 17th, 2011 Senator Bonacic is hosting a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast from 8:30AM to 10:00AM (The doors open at 8:00AM).  The breakfast will be held at the Glasco Fire Company Banquet Hall located at 138 Liberty Street Extension in Glasco, N.Y.  If you are a veteran, Senator Bonacic would like to honor you with you a complimentary panccake breakfast and an opportunity to hear about veterans' benefits in New York State.

October 3, 2011
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Senator Lee Zeldin Holds Second Meeting of The Blue Ribbon “John P. Jennings Veterans’ Advisory Panel”

Central Islip, N.Y. – State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) held the second meeting of the Blue Ribbon “John P. Jennings Veterans’ Advisory Panel” this past Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip.

The panel was named in honor of Infantryman John P. Jennings, a Suffolk County resident who passed away on January 10, 2011. John’s long struggle with the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) followed a deployment to Iraq from September 2004 to October 2005. This past February, Zeldin presented Jennings’ family with the New York State Liberty Medal, the highest award given by the New York State Senate for citizenry.

October 3, 2011
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VFW Post 313 Labor Day Parade

Senator Maziarz is joined by Assemblyman John Ceretto and VFW Post 313 Commander Gary Zanardi prior to the post's 2011 Labor Day parade.

September 30, 2011
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September 30, 2011
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Honoring Clinton “Sonny” VanGelder, the first veteran laid to rest at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

This week, I was deeply honored to attend the burial service for Clinton “Sonny” VanGelder of Geneva, who became the first veteran to be laid to rest at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Sonny was a dedicated American serviceman who represented his Country with distinction and honor during the Korean War. As a U.S. Air Force Veteran who trained at the Sampson Air Force Base, he was laid to rest on the very ground where he forged his commitment to our Nation 59 years ago.

September 28, 2011
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