Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) is pictured supporting the riders as they pass through the Village of Amityville.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with local residents and veterans to support the 1,000 participants of the annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride.
Senator Fuschillo saluted the riders at the kick-off ceremony held at Babylon Town Hall. Senator Fuschillo then joined with members of the VFW Post 7223 and the Amityville Historical Society in cheering on the riders as they passed through downtown Amityville on their way to Overlook Beach.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently held a veterans appreciation breakfast as a way to say “thank you” to the veterans in his Senate district.
“We can never thank our veterans enough for their service to our country and community. This event is a small way to show our appreciation and admiration for the local heroes who defended our freedom. I am pleased so many veterans were able to participate,” said Senator Fuschillo.
New Law Makes it Easier for Veterans to Verify Their Status
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced today that a law he supported allowing the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to place a distinguishing mark on a driver's license or non-driver ID to indicate its holder is a veteran is now in effect. The law makes it easier for individuals to show proof that they are a veteran.
As a way to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of its residents who served in the armed forces, New York State offers several military awards to veterans who currently live in New York State or who were New York State residents at the time of their military service, including:
With Veterans Day approaching, and with November being National Military Family Appreciation Month, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is reminding veterans and their families that New York State offers military awards to honor New Yorkers who have served in the armed forces.
“Every man and woman who served our country in the armed forces deserves our respect, gratitude, and appreciation, and these medals are one way New York State recognizes the service and sacrifices of its residents who fought for our country,” said Senator Fuschillo. “I invite veterans or their families to contact my office and learn more about obtaining these New York State military medals.”
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with local veterans in remembering the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor during the Long Island Air Force Association’s annual “Dropping of the Roses” ceremony.