John J. Flanagan's posts related to Veterans

Senator Flanagan's Veteran's Advisory Panel Meeting

Senator Flanagan will be holding a round-table discussion with representatives from a variety of organizations throughout the community.  The meeting will include a comprehensive discussion of the issues facing veterans and is by invitation only. 


If you would like more information on this meeting or would like to submit a comment or idea, please call Robert Caroppoli of Senator Flanagan's office at 631-361-2154 or send him an e-mail at rcaroppo@senate.state.ny.us.

Location

Senator Flanagan's District Office
260 Middle Country Road
Smithtown, NY
United States
Phone: 631-361-2154
40° 51' 19.6308" N, 73° 10' 46.7868" W

In Memory of John Andrew Thorburn

At a time when our nation is rightfully taking every opportunity to show those who have served our nation the appreciation they deserve, I wanted to take a moment to remember the life of Mr. John Andrew Thorburn of Stony Brook who served our nation during the Vietnam War and recently passed away.

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Senator Flanagan Invites Nominees For Veterans' Hall Of Fame

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today invited local residents to nominate family members, friends, coworkers and neighborhood leaders for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.  Veterans can be nominated for either their service during combat or their notable work performed after discharge from the service.

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Edward J. Borowski Honored By New York State Senate

As part of his induction into the New York State Senate Hall of Fame, Edward J. Borowski is welcomed to the Senate Chamber by Senator John Flanagan (New York State) -- June 1, 2010

Senator Flanagan Joins Salute To Veterans At The Long Island State Veterans Home

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) was honored to join the staff and volunteers of the Long Island State Veterans Home (LISVH) in Stony Brook for a special Veteran’s Day ceremony.  The event was a salute to the special men and women who reside at the LISVH for their service to the country.

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Senator Flanagan Supports Senator Zeldin’s Act To Limit Protests At Military Funerals

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today voted in favor of legislation sponsored by Senator Lee Zeldin (3rd Senate District) that would limit protests at military funerals.  Called “The Specialist Thomas Wilwerth Military Dignity Act,” the proposed law is named for an Iraq War Veteran who lost his life in combat in 2006.

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Senator Flanagan Accepting Nominees For Veterans Hall of Fame

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today invited local residents to nominate family members, friends, coworkers and neighborhood leaders for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame.  Local veterans can be nominated for either their service during combat or notable work they have performed for their community after discharge from the service.

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SENATOR FLANAGAN PROUDLY INDUCTS BILL BEATTY INTO SENATE VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently had the privilege of presenting Mr. Bill Beatty of Centereach as his honoree for induction into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame at a special ceremony in Albany.  Mr. Beatty, who was accompanied at the ceremony by his wife Veronica, was honored for his service to his country during the Korean War and his continued dedication to fellow veterans since his service ended.

Mr. Beatty served as a Corporal in the 40th Infantry Division, 160th Infantry Regiment as part of the Regimental Combat Team and saw action in the Iron Triangle – the area in Korea bounded by Ch'orwon, Kumhwa, and Pyonggang.

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