State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is reminding veterans and their families about the military awards offered by New York State to honor New Yorkers who have served in the armed forces.
"The men and women who defended our country deserve our respect and gratitude, and this is one way that we can recognize their sacrifices," said Senator Fuschillo. "I invite veterans or their families to contact my office and learn more about obtaining these New York State military medals."
New York State offers several different military awards to veterans who currently live in New York State or who were New York State residents at the time of their military service:
- New York State Conspicuous Service Cross
- New York State Medal For Merit
- New York State Conspicuous Service Star
Eligibility for these awards is based on the applicant’s military service record. A complete list of eligibility criteria can be obtained by CLICKING HERE.
These medals can be awarded posthumously to the family of a deceased veteran.
Veterans or family members of veterans who would like more information about how to apply for these awards can call Senator Fuschillo’s office at 516-546-4100 or CLICK HERE.
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