Ralph Presciutti was born and raised in Greece, New York. He graduated from Greece Athena High School in 1983 after enrolling in the Army’s Delayed Entry Program in 1982. Mr. Presciutti served as an Infantry Airborne Soldier in the U.S. Army from 1983-1987. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, 1/27 Wolfhounds Light Fighters at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii with the rank of E-4 Specialist.
Due to his dedication and determination, Mr. Prescuitti was elected to Post Commander of the Greece American Legion in 2014 and 2015. He has organized several successful events to raise money and awareness for veterans and Veterans Service Agencies. He is now serving on the Board of NY Warrior Alliance 501(c)(3), where he helps to address a wide range of needs for veterans and enhance the quality of life for wounded military members, their family and caregivers.
Mr. Prescuitti has received many awards and recognitions for his volunteerism and work with veterans. Most notably, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey, recognized him for his work with veterans. He was named Humanitarian of the Year by both the Greece American Legion and Monroe County, and has been awarded the Veterans Serving Veterans Award, Veterans Service Award, Yellow Ribbon Award for Service to Veterans and the Excellence in Service Award by the Patriot’s Guard Riders.
Mr. Prescuitti and his wife, Julie, have been married for 27 years and together they have one son, Justin. They are the guardians and caregivers to their son Justin and his friend Jennifer, both of whom have special needs and live at home.