Senator Alesi Hosts Award Ceremony For Local Veterans

James S. Alesi

July 11, 2006

Senator Jim Alesi (R,C-Perinton)hosted a special ceremony on Saturday, July 8thto present 30 local war veterans with military awards sanctioned by the State of New York. Awards presented include the Conspicuous Service Cross, New York’s highest military honor, as well as the Medal for Merit and the Conspicuous Service Star.

"I am always humbled, to be in the presence of brave veterans who selflessly served our country in order to protect the freedoms that we as a nation enjoy today," said Senator Alesi. " It is important that citizens, young and old, understand the significance of what these men have done, and in presenting these medals, I hope to further honor their contributions."

For more information about New York State’s military awards or photographs from the ceremony, please contact Senator Alesi’s district office by calling (585) 223-1800.