Patty Ritchie's posts related to Veterans

HONORING THE NORTH COUNTRY'S PARTNERSHIP WITH FORT DRUM

Senator Ritchie Joins Local Leaders to Sign the “Army Community Covenant”State Senator Patty Ritchie joined Army, national, state and local leaders for the signing of the “Army Community Covenant,” at a ceremony held at Watertown’s Salmon Run Mall.Created in 2008 by the Secretary of the Army, the Army Community Covenant program was designed to foster and sustain effective state and community partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for soldiers and their families. Today’s Community Covenant renewal signing ceremony symbolized our community’s commitment to our local military here at Ft. Drum

SENATE PASSES BILL TO LET ‘GOLD STAR’ MOMS KEEP PLATES

Measure Sparked by Case of CNY Woman Forced to Surrender Commemorative License that Honored Fallen Son

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SENATE APPROVES RITCHIE BILL TO NAME FT. DRUM CONNECTOR “PAUL CERJAN HIGHWAY”

Late Soldier Key to Growth of Military Post

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SENATOR RITCHIE HONORS OSWEGO COUNTY VETERAN HERB PELTON

Visits Central Square Veterans Memorial Park 

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently toured American Legion Post 915 and Veteran’s Memorial Park in Central Square.

RITCHIE’S ‘VOICES OF AMERICA’ PROJECT IS MAKING HISTORY

Local Veterans Memories to be Made Part of State Archives

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GOV. CUOMO SIGNS 'CERJAN HIGHWAY' BILL

New Connector Road to be Named in Honor of Fort Drum Soldier

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A 'MOVING' EXPERIENCE

I attended the unveiling of the Moving Vietnam Veterans Wall in Mexico (Oswego County) Thursday, so named--I am now convinced--because of the effect it has on visitors. The Wall travels across the USA to honor those who served in southeast Asia, and I was proud to join with so many of those veterans at the unveiling.

HEROES OF OUR HOMETOWNS

Channel 7's Katie Alexander reports on my new Hometown Heroes exhibit featuring 15 of the 45 area residents who have received the USA's top military decoration for valor--the Medal of Honor.

The exhibit is taking place at the Jefferson County Historical Society, the St. Lawrence County Historical Society, Madrid's Heritage Days, and coming soon to Oswego County.

See the full display now by clicking here.