Resolution J1938-2013

Honoring the distinguished veterans from the State of New York on their induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame

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  • May 21, 2013: ADOPTED
  • May 21, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • May 17, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  the  distinguished  veterans from the
State of New York upon the occasion of their induction into the New York
State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame to be celebrated on May 21, 2013

WHEREAS, Members of the Armed Services from the State of New  York,  who
have  served  so valiantly and honorably in wars in which this country's
freedom was at stake, as well as in the preservation of peace in  peace-
time, deserve a special salute from this Legislative Body; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor  the
distinguished  veterans  from the State of New York upon the occasion of
their induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame  to
be celebrated on May 21, 2013; and
  WHEREAS, The New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame inductees are
members  of  any  branch of the United States Armed Forces which include
Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Marine Corps; these  exceptional
men  and  women  are  chosen  for this prestigious honor based on either
service in combat or notable work performed  after  discharge  from  the
service; and
  WHEREAS, The 2013 inductees include: Robert Addison, Jerry Alperstein,
Allan  P.  Atwell,  Mike Brennan, Irving Cantor, Philip R. Capraro, Eric
Carver, Warren Craig, Roswell L. Crozier, Jr.,  Robert  Danke,  John  F.
Drago,  Walter  George  Drago,  William  DuBose,  Howard  Dunn, James A.
Haggerty, Walter Hobbs, Daniel J. Honsinger,  Indiana  Hunt,  Marvin  R.
Jeffcoat,  Richard  R.  Keiser, Mike LaNassa, Don Linborg, Luis Lorenzo,
Charles A. Maushardt, Silvio Mazzella, Nicholas L. Mazzola, Ray  Melens,
James  W.  Merritte,  William  Nazario,  Stephen Nicolino, Robert Nolan,
Zulma L. Novoa, Stephen Owen, Elliott S. Palais, Carmen "Carm" Pascarel-
la, Jr., Jacquemae  Perrotta,  Veronica  D.  Reid,  Katherine  Robinson,
Terrance  L.  Roche,  Marlene  L. Roll, Francis H. Romanitch, Costantino
Scutari, Roma Stern, Dennis Sullivan, Kenneth Taylor, Don Thomas, Robert
Thybulle, Art Van Tyne, Khammoon Viengkham,  Wilbur  A.  Weder,  Loretta
Weiss, William R.  Wilson III, Gerry West, and Roger L. Woodworth; and
  WHEREAS,  The  banner of freedom will always wave over our beloved New
York and all of America, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave;
and
  WHEREAS, The freedoms and security we cherish as Americans come  at  a
very  high price for those serving in the military in times of conflict;
it is fitting and proper that we who are the beneficiaries of those  who
risk their lives, must never forget the courage with which these men and
women served their country; and
  WHEREAS, Our Nation's veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and
thanked by the people of the State of New York for their service and for
their  dedication  to  their  communities, their State and their Nation;
now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  the  distinguished  veterans  from the State of New York upon the
occasion of their induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall
of Fame to be celebrated on May 21, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the 2013 inductees.

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