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Senator Nozzolio Honors State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee John Barwinczok of Auburn

Albany- State Senator Mike Nozzolio honored U.S. Navy veteran John Barwinczok of Auburn for his distinguished military career and dedicated volunteer work to support our local veterans. John was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame, highlighting the service of a veteran from each Senate District, during a special ceremony at the State Capitol.

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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SUPPORTS LEGISLATION PROTECTING FALLEN VETERANS FROM DISRESPECTFUL FUNERAL PROTESTS

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that the Senate has adopted legislation he fought to enact that establishes stronger restrictions on demonstrations seeking to disrupt military funerals, burials or memorial services.

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SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY TO OPEN JULY 30th

After years of work and planning, the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery will officially open in less than 30 days.

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READ REAL LIFE STORIES OF LOCAL HEROES WHO WILL BE BURIED AT THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY

In a few short weeks, a lasting, permanent memorial honoring our Nation’s veterans will be established on the site the former Sampson Naval and Air Force Base where over a million sailors and airmen trained in preparation for battle to defend America.

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Senator Nozzolio Speaks with Admiral Richard West and Commander Tom Watt at the Dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

On Saturday, July 30th, the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery was officially dedicated. Before the dedication ceremony began, Senator Nozzolio spoke with Rear Admiral Richard West, who was Keynote Speaker, and Commander Tom Watt, who served as Master of Ceremonies.The cemetery had been scheduled to open May 21.

LOCAL MUSICIANS TO PERFORM AT THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY DEDICATION JULY 30th

Music Director Andy Stobie, a popular local musician with a unique personal  connection to the former Sampson Naval Base, will lead the two dozen members of the Seneca Falls Community Band as they perform at the dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery on July 30th.

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LOCAL NAVY RESERVE COMMANDER TOM WATT WILL BE MASTER OF CEREMONIES AT SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY DEDICATION JULY 30th

Commander Tom Watt, USN (Ret.) will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the official dedication ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery on July 30th. In addition to his 20 years of service to our Nation including a year of duty in the Arabian Gulf, Mr. Watt is the Supervisor of Sampson State Park.

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REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD WEST WILL BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY DEDICATION CEREMONY JULY 30th

A genuine naval hero with deep roots to the Sampson Naval Base and the Finger Lakes Region will be the featured speaker at the dedication ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Rear Admiral Richard West, USN (Ret.), is a distinguished and accomplished naval veteran, whose career has encompassed a wide range of operational experience, high-level assignments, and leadership positions.

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Senator Nozzolio Remarks on the Dedication Ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks reflecting on the momentous dedication ceremony for the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery and the hallowed ground where our courageous servicemen and women will be forever memorialized.

VIEW PHOTOS FROM THE OFFICIAL DEDICATION CEREMONY FOR THE SAMPSON VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETERY

After over a decade of hard work and years of planning, the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery was officially dedicated on Saturday, July 30th. More than 1,200 people, including hundreds of veterans, attended the ceremony.

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