Issues: Military Affairs

Senator Suzi Oppenheimer Names Ronald C. Tocci to the New York Senate "Veterans Hall of Fame"

 

Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) this week named Ronald C. Tocci to the New York Senate “Veterans Hall of Fame”. The award recognizes veterans for exceptional service in both the military and the community. 

June 7, 2010
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Bearing Witness to William Floyd's Fallen Sons

Despite all of the positive things we were able to accomplish by remaining in Albany for all of last week, staying up north on Thursday and Friday meant I had to miss an event I had been looking forward to attending – the dedication of the Armed Forces Memorial at William Floyd High School.

June 3, 2010
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Senator Foley Marks Memorial Day

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) released the following statement to commemorate Memorial Day:

“Vietnam Veteran Max Cleland wrote that the curse of the soldier is that he never forgets. Today is a day when all of us are called to join with them to pay tribute to our fallen to ensure that we as a country never forget.

“For over 140 years, Memorial Day has been set aside as a day for us to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom and way of life.

June 3, 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 10:30 AM, Thursday , June 3, 2010 Off the Floor

June 3, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Adams Helps Pass Veterans Benefit Package

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee said, “I have the privilege of announcing the introduction of legislation in the New York State Senate in honor of and dedicated to the women and men who have served our country, our local heroes, the cherished veterans across our State.

June 3, 2010
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SENATOR KLEIN NOMINATES BRONX MAN TO VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Former Marine Has Dedicated Life to Advocating for Veterans and the Bronx

 

State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced that local community leader, Pat Devine, was inducted into the new NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame on Tuesday, June 1st. Klein nominated Devine to the position last month, citing his commitment to advocating for veterans and his fellow Bronx residents for more than three decades. Senator Klein will honor Devine at his annual fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach next month.

 

June 2, 2010
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Veterans Hall of Fame Celebration

On June 1st, NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Senator Eric Adams announced a new and improved NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame. Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins was joined in Albany by Yonkers resident and a 2010 nominee, Eli Michael Vetrano, who is a United States Army veteran. In the coming weeks, a ceremony will be held to honor all members of the Hall of Fame in the 35th District, recognizing their service in the United States Armed Forces.

June 1, 2010
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Col. David J. Clark Inducted in Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame

 

Aubertine: Col. Clark’s distinguished military service, community involvement make him stand out

June 1, 2010
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Local World War II Hero Inducted Into Veterans Hall Of Fame

ALBANY, 06/01/10-- State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today honored Chester A. Scerra of Richfield as a 2010 inductee to the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.

June 1, 2010
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May 31, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams and NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins proudly announce the June 1st re-launching of the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

PRESS ADVISORY VETERANS HALL OF FAME RE-LAUNCHED JUNE 1ST  NYS Sen Eric Adams, Chair of the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, is Joined by Sen Andrea Stewart-Cousins to Announce the June 1st Re-Launching of the NYS Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.

May 31, 2010
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May 28, 2010
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New York State Veterans' Benefits

This brochure describes programs designed to help veterans find employment and educational opportunities, as well as health and other state benefits. Taking advantage of these services through the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs may help you and your family make the transition from the battlefield to civilian life.

 

File: 
Stewart Cousin Veterans.pdf

May 28, 2010
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Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Fallen Fort Drum Soldiers

Aubertine: Recognizing those who have made ultimate sacrifice honors all in armed service

May 26, 2010
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Senator Adams Co-Hosts a Senate Hearing on Veterans' Access to Higher Education

NYS Senator Eric Adams Co-Hosting a Hearing on Acceess for Veterans to Higher Education, Hears Testimony on Special Programs for War Veterans

May 19, 2010
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Senate Hearing On Veterans' Access To Higher Education

The Senate Democratic Majority held a public hearing hosted by Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (Chairwoman of the Senate Higher Education Committee) and Senator Eric Adams (Chair of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee) to discu

May 17, 2010
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