State Senate pays tribute to Schuyler County veteran in Albany ceremony

Thomas F. O'Mara

June 14, 2011

Albany, N.Y., June 14—At a Flag Day ceremony in Albany earlier today, Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and his state Senate colleagues paid tribute to Philip C. Smith, a highly decorated Korean War combat veteran and well-known figure in Schuyler County government and veterans’ affairs, by inducting him into the Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame.

Smith was joined by nearly 50 other veterans, representing state legislative districts from across New York, at this morning’s induction ceremony in the Legislative Office Building. 

Watch Senator O'Mara's personal tribute to Phil Smith.

See photo of Senator O'Mara and the Smith family following today's induction ceremony.