William J. Larkin Jr.'s posts related to Veterans

Senator William Larkin, Jr. Honors 2011 Veterans Hall of Fame Inductee

Senator William Larkin, Jr. recognizes Sergeant William O. Stratis of the US Army on his induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.


William Stratis Named To The NYS Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) announced that he has nominated William Stratis to the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame.


"It is an honor and a privilege for me to have nominated Bill Stratis to the Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame," said Larkin. "His dedication to the veterans of the Hudson Valley, coupled with the sacrifices he made during his time in the military, make him an outstanding addition to the Hall of Fame and an inspiration to all," said Larkin.



NYS Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame Honoree William Stratis and his wife Joyce with Senator Bill Larkin

NYS Senator Bill Larkin presents a framed photo and biography to William and Joyce Stratis on the occasion of Mr. Stratis being nominated to the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame for his outstanding military service.



 William G. Stratis Nominated to the Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame


Today, Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) announced that he has nominated William G. Stratis to the Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame for his dedication and sacrifice to his country.


"Bill Stratis is a veteran's veteran," said Senator Bill Larkin. "His sacrifices on behalf of our country and the ordeals he has gone through in service to our country are an inspiration to all of us and I am honored to call him a friend."



Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Senator Bill Larkin meet with Brigadier General Theodore Martin at West Point

NYS Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, along with Senator Bill Larkin, recently met with Brigadier General Theodore Martin, Commandant of Cadets at the United States Military Academy, during a recent tour of the Academy.

Senator Larkin Joins Members of Rolling Thunder at the WPDH Home Of The Brave Radio-Thon in Support of Local Veterans

Radio station WPDH recently hosted a Radio-Thon at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor in support of Hudson Valley veterans. 


Bill Would Prohibit Cemeteries From Selling Historic Cemetery Markers or Monuments

Legislation sponsored by Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) to prohibit the sale of veteran’s cemetery markers or monuments moved out the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs this week.  Senate bill S.1504 prohibits the unauthorized sale of commemorative cemetery markers, flag holders, monuments, statues or other physical memorabilia from the graves of veterans that are over 75 years old by cemeteries if such property is currently placed or located within a cemetery.


Senator Larkin Accepting Packages To Be Sent To The Wounded Warrior Project From Tiger Scout Christian Landrum.

Christian is a Tiger Scout from Vails Gate who earned his God and Country badge by putting together donations for twenty care packages for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Memorial Day Ceremony at Castle Point VA Hospital

Senator Bill Larkin addresses the crowd gathered for the Memorial Day Ceremony held in the Memorial Garden at Castle Point Veterans Affairs Hospital.