J2459

Recognizing Paul Narson upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

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  • 14 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J2459


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION recognizing Paul Narson upon the occasion of his
designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues,
friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, Members and former members of the Armed Services of the
United States from the State of New York, who have served so valiantly
and honorably in wars in which this country's freedom was at stake, as
well as in the preservation of peace in peace time, deserve a special
salute from this Legislative Body; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize
Paul Narson upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day
Distinguished Honoree; this auspicious occasion will be celebrated on
Veterans Day, November 11, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Paul Narson is the
President of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 32, Queens, New
York; he has been a member of the Vietnam Veterans since August 1989 and
President since October 2011; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Paul Narson is currently a New York State and
national delegate with the Vietnam Veterans of America; he is also
secretary-elect of VFW Post 4787, Whitestone, New York; and
WHEREAS, A member of the VFW, DAV and American Legion, Paul Narson has
worked tirelessly for the veterans community and the advancement of
veterans rights; and
WHEREAS, Paul Narson served in the United States Army infantry from
1959 through 1965, and in the National Guard (Rainbow Division) from
1965 to 1967; and
WHEREAS, During his military service, Paul Narson has been awarded the
Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, U.S. Army Expeditionary
Forces Medal, Expert Infantry Badge and the New York State Medal of
Merit; and
WHEREAS, A current resident of Flushing, New York, Paul Narson worked
in the auto glass industry for many years; and
WHEREAS, Paul Narson and his wife of 33 years, Marilyn, are the proud
parents of two children; they have one beloved granddaughter; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his military, professional
and community service, a period of constructive involvement, Paul Narson
has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the
respect and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Our veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and thanked
by the people of the State of New York for their service and for their
dedication; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
recognize Paul Narson upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013
Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Paul Narson.

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