Resolution J2458-2013

Recognizing Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

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  • Jun 18, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 18, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION recognizing Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion
of his designation as a 2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this  Legislative  Body to acknowledge
outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and
community service are an example and inspiration  to  their  colleagues,
friends, and family; and
  WHEREAS,  Members  and  former  members  of  the Armed Services of the
United States 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  recognize
Frederick  A.  Hensel  upon  the  occasion  of his designation as a 2013
Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree; this  auspicious  occasion  will  be
celebrated on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Born  on  May  26, 1948, in Flushing, New York, Frederick A.
Hensel attended Holy Cross and Flushing high schools; and
  WHEREAS, Frederick A. Hensel commenced his  military  service  in  the
United  States  Army  in  1968  at  Fort Jackson, South Carolina; he was
trained as a radio and mobile radio teletype operator; and
  WHEREAS, Initially assigned to duty stations in Germany, Frederick  A.
Hensel  also  served  on  active duty in Vietnam where he was in the 1st
Signal Brigade located in the Mekong Delta; and
  WHEREAS, Promoted to Sergeant in December 1969,  Frederick  A.  Hensel
was honorably discharged on February 13, 1970; and
  WHEREAS,  During  his  distinguished  military  service,  Frederick A.
Hensel was awarded the National Defense Medal,  Vietnam  Service  Medal,
Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal; and
  WHEREAS,  Frederick  A.  Hensel  entered  Plumbers  Local  Number 2 in
September 1970; he worked for three years on the  original  World  Trade
Center  while  it  was under construction, and was employed as a plumber
for 40 years on many large construction projects in New York City before
his retirement in May 2010; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Frederick A. Hensel volunteered at  Ground  Zero
after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center; and
  WHEREAS,  Throughout  the  entire period of his military, professional
and community service, a period of constructive  involvement,  Frederick
A.   Hensel has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has
earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends;
and
  WHEREAS, Our veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and  thanked
by  the  people of the State of New York for their service and for their
dedication; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
recognize  Frederick A. Hensel upon the occasion of his designation as a
2013 Veterans Day Distinguished Honoree; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Frederick A. Hensel.

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