Senator O'Mara pays a personal tribute to his 2011 Veterans Hall of Fame inductee, Philip C. Smith of Schuyler County.

June 14, 2011

Albany, N.Y., June 14—Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and his state Senate colleagues paid tribute this morning 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 joined nearly 50 other veterans, representing state legislative districts from across New York, at this morning’s induction ceremony in the Legislative Office Building.