Issues: Military Affairs

NYS Senator Eric Adams Commends The NYPD and Anti-Terrorism/Law Enforcement Officials for the Expert Handling of the Times Square Car Bomb

MEDIA ADVISORY 

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, Commends The NYPD and Anti-Terrorism/Law Enforcement Officials for the Expert and Safe Dismantling of the Times Square Car Bomb

May 3, 2010
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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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Senator DeFrancisco Recognizes Local West Point Cadets

Sen. John DeFrancisco recently recognized Daniel Walker and Dylan Potter, Central New York West Point cadets during West Point Day at the New York State Capitol. Cadet Walker is from Baldwinsville and is a 2006 graduate of C.W. Baker High School. Cadet Potter is from Marietta and is a 2006 graduate of Marcellus High School.“All of these cadets are exceptional young men and woman, but I am especially proud to honor Dylan Potter and Daniel Walker who are both in my 50th Senate District,” DeFrancisco said.

April 30, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Introduces the “Veteran Friendly Campuses” Program to the Metropolitan New York Area

PRESS ADVISORY 

NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair Of The Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, Introduces the “Veteran Friendly Campuses” Program to the Metropolitan New York Area

April 29, 2010
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4/28/2010: Senator Huntley supports West Point Day

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION memorializing Governor David A. Paterson to proclaim April 28, 2010, as West Point Day in New York State

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate the establishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point and to call upon Governor David A. Paterson to proclaim April 28, 2010 as West Point Day in the State of New York; and

April 29, 2010
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April 28, 2010
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Supporting New York's Heroes

The Senate recognizes that veterans, whether from recent conflicts or great wars of the past, are responsible for safeguarding the freedoms we all enjoy today. Through the leadership of Majority Conference Leader John Sampson and Senator Eric L. Adams, Chair of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, the Senate is developing policies and programs that assist, support, promote, and honor New York’s heroes; below are stories and announcements concerning these efforts.

April 28, 2010
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Senate Honors United States Military Academy At West Point

The Senate Democratic Majority honored officers and cadets from West Point Military Academy today, passing a resolution proclaiming April 28, 2010 as West Point Day in New York. Each year, the Senate commemorates the establishment of the United States Military Academy at West Point and recognizes the special relationship New York has with the academy.

April 28, 2010
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