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    Brewster, N.Y. – (3/2/13) – Over two dozen veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I - Patterson) 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame Ceremony. Among them, was Guy E. Zinser from the town of Bedford.

    The Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created by Senator Ball, and designed to honor outstanding veterans throughout the 40th Senate District. Each veteran that was honored will also be individually featured on a traveling wall that will tour local municipalities throughout the 40th district.

    “I am excited to induct this 2nd class of heroes into our Veterans’ Hall of Fame! These men and women have been hand-picked by their communities because they chose a path of courage, honor, integrity and bravery; a path that helped shape America as we know it, protecting our way of life and liberty,” said Senator Greg Ball. “America is not a great country because of its politicians, it’s a great country because of our veterans.”

    Guy E. Zinser is the American Legion Post 1575 and the Town of Bedford’s honoree for the 40th District Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

    Guy E. Zinser was born in Torrington, Connecticut in November 1947. He served in the United States Army for two years, reaching the rank of Specialist 4 Combat Engineer.

    During his service, Guy E. Zinser earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Sharpshooter Badge with a Rifle Qualification Bar, an Army Commendation, and the Good Conduct Medal.

    Guy E. Zinser served for 30 years with the Somers Fire Department, including two years as Chief, and served as Commander of the American Legion Post 1575 in Katonah, New York.

    Guy E. Zinser worked for 29 years with the Somers Highway Department.

    For more information, please contact Joe Bachmeier at (845) 200 9716.