John Dulisse

May 20, 2016

Mr. Dulisse bravely decided to serve his country at a young age by joining the Army in 1970 and retiring in 1972 as a Specialist 4th Class. He is a graduate of Rockland Community College with a degree in Electronics Technology. Following an apprenticeship with IBEW Local Union 303, he went on to work for Tikvah Electric in Pearl River, New York.

For more than 16 years, Mr. Dulisse has selfl essly given to his community and fellow veterans. He has been the Post Commander of the American Legion Post 794 in Nanuet, serving many roles in his time there. A representative of the American Legion, Mr. Dulisse is a long time active member of the Rockland County Veterans Coordinating Council. He plays an integral role in all of the council’s programs and special events, and is a major supporter of the Frederick Loescher Veterans Cemetery Bench program.

Mr. Dulisse is a dedicated member of the Vietnam Veterans of America - Chapter 333 of Rockland County. He is currently their 1st Vice Commander and sits on the Executive Board of Directors. In addition to monthly visits to the veterans nursing home in Montrose, Mr. Dulisse serves in various roles, including as chairman of the annual pig roast.

More recently, Mr. Dulisse has taken a signifi cant lead in his role as a founding member of the Rockland Community College Student Veterans Committee. He takes great pride in this committee, and is always helping student veterans in their transition to the college environment.

Mr. Dulisse is known for his role as a guest speaker at many local organizations throughout the community. When speaking to Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts and Civil Air Patrol Cadets, he focuses on the signifi cance of being an American and the importance of serving our country.

Mr. Dulisse is a valued individual within the veteran community, and his commitment goes beyond words of praise and gratitude.