Mount Sinai, NY - April 12, 2016 - Senator Ken LaValle is requesting nominations for induction into the NY State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is designed to pay tribute to the men and women of New York who selflessly served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Senator LaValle said, “Each year at this time, we take this opportunity to recognize the distinguished service of one of our notable men or women in our Senate District, who so admirably gave back to our country. We are very fortunate to have so many potential nominees to choose from for inclusion in the Hall. It is my hope anyone who is aware of a special veteran submits a nomination for consideration.”
The Senate will honor a distinguished veteran from our area and throughout the state on Tuesday May 24th during a ceremony in Albany. Each honoree’s photograph and biography will become part of a special on-line exhibit proclaiming the contributions of these exemplary New York Veterans and in a printed book to memorialize their status.
The New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. Their meritorious service to our nation deserves the special recognition that only a Hall of Fame can provide, as a fitting expression of our gratitude and admiration.
In order to nominate an individual for the Hall of Fame, click here to download the form. The information needed will be a biography; high-resolution photograph; nominee’s rank and at at the time of discharge or end of service, as well as military awards, honors, or achievements. In order to be considered, please submit the forms and related information by Monday, April 25, 2016.