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Recognizing Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

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J2458


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION recognizing Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion
of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues,
friends, and family; and
WHEREAS, Members and former members of the Armed Services of the
United States from the State of New York, who have served so valiantly
and honorably in wars in which this country's freedom was at stake, as
well as in the preservation of peace in peace time, deserve a special
salute from this Legislative Body; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize
Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013
Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree; this auspicious occasion will be
celebrated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Born on May 26, 1948, in Flushing, New York, Frederick A.
Hensel attended Holy Cross and Flushing high schools; and
WHEREAS, Frederick A. Hensel commenced his military service in the
United States Army in 1968 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina; he was
trained as a radio and mobile radio teletype operator; and
WHEREAS, Initially assigned to duty stations in Germany, Frederick A.
Hensel also served on active duty in Vietnam where he was in the 1st
Signal Brigade located in the Mekong Delta; and
WHEREAS, Promoted to Sergeant in December 1969, Frederick A. Hensel
was honorably discharged on February 13, 1970; and
WHEREAS, During his distinguished military service, Frederick A.
Hensel was awarded the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal,
Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal; and
WHEREAS, Frederick A. Hensel entered Plumbers Local Number 2 in
September 1970; he worked for three years on the original World Trade
Center while it was under construction, and was employed as a plumber
for 40 years on many large construction projects in New York City before
his retirement in May 2010; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Frederick A. Hensel volunteered at Ground Zero
after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his military, professional
and community service, a period of constructive involvement, Frederick
A. Hensel has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has
earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends;
and
WHEREAS, Our veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and thanked
by the people of the State of New York for their service and for their
dedication; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
recognize Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion of his designation as a
2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Frederick A. Hensel.

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  • 14 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 18 / Jun / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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