State Senator Patty Ritchie will honor 27 veterans of the United States Armed Forces at her annual “Veterans Hall of Fame” ceremony on Monday, July 17th in Ogdensburg.
Honorees were nominated by family, friends, co-workers and fellow veterans for their military service to our nation, and their continuing work and involvement in causes that benefit and improve our local communities.
Joining Senator Ritchie for this special ceremony will be Major General Walter Piatt, Commander of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum.
The event will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Dobisky Visitors Center, located at 100 Riverside Ave. in Ogdensburg. Media interested in attending should contact Senator Ritchie’s office at (315) 782-3418.
Veterans being honored at the event include the following:
Ronald Ralph Bauter of LaFargeville: Air Force
Richard L. Berghorn of Tylerville: Air Force
David Bulterman Sr. of Alexandria Bay: Navy
Joseph Scott Chrisman of Watertown: Army
Dr. Robert J. Kasulke of Watertown: Army
Thomas F. LaClair of Clayton: Air Force
Shon Lynn Montgomery of Adams: Army
Joseph Morisette of Cape Vincent: Air Force
Dr W. Barton Van Slyke of Watertown: Army
David W. Waite of Carthage: Army
Howard A. Waite of Castorland: Army
James Gioia of Phoenix: Army
Daniel M. Hunnicutt of Oswego: Army
Nicholas J. Mansfield, formerly of Volney: Army Air Corps (deceased)
Charles H. Alexander Jr. of Canton: Navy
Darrell L. Dailey of Massena: Army
Roy B. Forsythe of Gouverneur: Army
John F. Freego of Canton: Army
Richard Heffron of Gouverneur: Army
John McCullough of Ogdensburg: Army
David Pearson of Ogdensburg: Army
Tracy Lee Sheesley of Canton: Army
Robert Shelato, formerly of Massena: Army
Robert C. Sheridan of Canton: Army
William R. Swafford of South Colton: Navy
Robert K. Wilson of Potsdam: Navy
Alan J. “Doc” Winney of Lisbon: Navy