Lyons– New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio today announced that he has secured a $25,000 state grant for a Veterans memorial in the Town of Lyons. Senator Nozzolio made the announcement at the site of the memorial, located at the American Legion on Water Street.“New Yorkers have continually gone above and beyond in answering the call of our nation to defend freedom and spread democracy throughout the world,” said Senator Nozzolio, a Commander in the New York State Naval Militia.
Senator Nozzolio honored U.S. Navy, Naval Reserve and Army Reserve veteran Rick Connors of Seneca Falls for his distinguished military career, in which he served for 26 years and earned over 15 medals. Rick was inducted into the New York Senate Veterans Hall of Fame, a new website highlighting the service of a veteran from each Senate District, during a special ceremony at the State Capitol.
State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that final approval has been given by the appropriate State agencies to release the funds necessary to continue construction on the Sampson Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. For years, Senator Nozzolio has worked hard to establish a world-class veterans’ cemetery on the site of the former Sampson United States Naval and Air Force Base.
State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that final approval has been given by the appropriate State agencies to release the funds necessary to continue construction on the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. For years, Senator Nozzolio has worked hard to establish a world-class veterans’ cemetery on the site of the former Sampson United States Naval and Air Force Base.
No nation in the history of the world has ever done more or given more in the defense of world freedom than the United States and its citizens.
Just as our veterans recognized their duty to honor and serve their Country, we too must recognize our duty as Americans to honor the profound sacrifices they made so that we could live our lives in freedom.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today commended the United States Postal Service for making the postage stamp commemorating the Purple Heart medal a “forever” stamp, ensuring that this reminder of the tremendous sacrifices made by our Nation’s servicemen and women will always continue in circulation. Senator Nozzolio co-sponsored a special Legislative Resolution (J.1550) that was adopted by the State Senate thanking the Postal Service for classifying the Purple Heart stamp as a forever stamp.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio, in conjunction with the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association, today announced the names of several business and community leaders who have agreed to serve as members of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Committee, including two former Admirals, a former Air Force General, a former University President, and the chairpersons of two statewide veterans’ organizations. The purpose of the Committee is to augment the efforts of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association in
On June 6th, 1944, the United States and our allies charged the beaches of France in the largest air, land, sea and military operation the world has ever known. The landing included over 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes, and over 150,000 service men. When it was over, the Allied Forces had suffered nearly 10,000 casualties; more than 4,000 were dead. This tremendous show of courage and sacrifice represents one of