It’s good news: Arden Heights resident recognized on the floor of the Assembly in Albany for his service and sacrifice during Vietnam War | Inside Out

Carol Ann Benanti

Originally published in Staten Island Advance on .

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Since March 29 was designated Vietnam War Veterans Day by President Donald Trump in 2017 — the day the last U.S. combat troops departed Vietnam 51 years ago and the day the last acknowledged prisoners of war were released — it was fitting to honor Vietnam veterans for their service to country all month long.

So on March 26 Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) and his colleagues hosted “Vietnam Veterans Day at the Capitol” alongside Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre — on the floor of the New York State Assembly in Albany.

On the local level, Dr. Vincent Maligno received a personal invitation from Assemblyman Sam Pirozzolo (R-Mid-Island) to partake in the commemorative.

Also present were State Senator Jessica Scarcella-Spanton, and Assemblymen Charles Fall and Michael Tannousis.

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