Issues: Military Affairs

Senator Young visits with Army Specialist Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean.

Senator Young visits with Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean in November.  In September, Sen.

December 8, 2009
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Statement By The New York State Senate Majority Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question.

September 11, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

            ALBANY – At a press conference held today at War Vets park in Olean, Senator Catharin

August 20, 2009
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Long Island Veterans to Benefit from Veteran-Friendly Campuses

College/university administrators from throughout L.I. meet with Sen. Foley, Assemb. Schimel, Assemb. McDonough, & Div. of Vets’ Affairs to discuss ways of helping vets access benefits of new G.I Bill & retain quality higher-education

August 14, 2009
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VIETNAM “MOVING WALL” MEMORIAL COMING TO BROCTON IN SEPTEMBER

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) and representatives from the Brocton American Legion, Post 434 today announced that the “The Moving Wall”, the nation’s <

August 13, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG HONORS SENECA VETS

          Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean)  was joined by members of the American Legion Post #1587 and Seneca nation officials recently to make a special presenation to honor Seneca veterans for military service at the annual Salamanca Allegany Casino Veteran’s Powwow.

July 29, 2009
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Long Island Press: Foley Looks to Assist Veterans Facing Foreclosure

By Lindsay Christ

July 15, 2009

Senator Brian X. Foley (D-Blue Point) announced to a small group of veterans outside American Legion Post 269 in Patchogue that he was waiting on Governor David Paterson to sign his veteran’s foreclosure bill, which has earned a significant amount of bipartisan support.

July 16, 2009
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July 15, 2009
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Sen. Foley Greets Local Veterans While Visiting American Legion Post 269 in Patchogue

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July 15, 2009
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Sen. Foley is Joined by Veterans and other Elected Officials in Supporting His Veterans' Foreclosure Bill

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July 15, 2009
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Sen. Foley Announces Passage of Suffolk Vets' Foreclosure Bill

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July 15, 2009
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Sen. Foley, Suffolk Vets Call on Gov. Paterson to Sign Foley's Veterans Foreclosure Bill

Legislation would allow veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan wars in Suffolk to reclaim homes lost to foreclosure 

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) called on Governor David Paterson to sign his veterans foreclosure bill, which passed in the state senate by a 62-0 vote. The legislation helps veterans in Suffolk County whose homes have been foreclosed on during deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan.

July 14, 2009
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Senator Adams meets with representatives from various veterans' groups dedicated to helping our nation's bravest once they return from serving in uniform

Senator Adams meets with representatives from various veterans' groups dedicated to helping our nation's bravest once they return from serving in uniform.

Left to right:

Mathylde Frontus, founder and Executive Director Urban Neighborhood Services, Inc; Wilfred Cotto, CUNY Vets; Senator Adams; George Bosolet, Div Veterans Affairs; Pat Toro, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 32      

June 15, 2009
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Senator Adams meets with NY Jets Special Teams Coach Kevin O'Dea, who served in the Coast Guard, to shed light on veterans' issues

Senator Adams meets with NY Jets Special Teams Coach Kevin O'Dea, who served in the Coast Guard, to shed light on veterans' issues

June 15, 2009
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