Seventeen service members nominated to the 99th Assembly District's Veterans Hall of Fame

Washingtonville. Local governments made the nominations to Assemblyman Colin Schmitt.

Goshen /
| 08 Nov 2019 | 02:26

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt this week announced the inaugural 99th Assembly District's Veterans Hall of Fame nominees.

These nominees will be formally honored at Schmitt’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Monday, Nov. 18, at the Orange County Emergency Services Auditorium in Goshen at 6:30 p.m.

This official State Assembly government event will recognize Veterans from across the 99th Assembly District who have served the country and deserve the honors. Local governing boards and leaders in the 99th Assembly District had the ability to nominate one Veteran that truly stands out to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Following the ceremony an official traveling wall of honor featuring these nominees will travel the district and be displayed at public places to recognize our local heroes and their achievements.

The nominees are:

Blooming Grove: Andrew Morris, Army National Guard

Chester (Town): Thomas Simmons, USMC

Chester (VIllage): Edward Joseph Szulwach, U.S. Navy

Cornwall (Town): Daniel Clarino, USMC

Goshen (Town): Richard Grabowski, U.S. Army

Goshen (Village): Joseph Donovan, U.S. Army

Hamptonburgh: Carl Crist, U.S. Navy

Highlands: John Joseph Flynn, U.S. Army

Highland Falls: Joseph Gregory Lowrey, U.S. Army

New Windsor: George Rielly, USMC

South Blooming Grove: James Mullaney, U.S. Army

Stony Point: Alan Dagistino, U.S. Army

Washingtonville: David Pritchard, U.S. Air Force

Wawayanda: Alfred Pierce, U.S. Army

Woodbury (Town): William Doyle, U.S. Army

Woodbury (Village): Kenneth Smith, U.S. Army

District Organization Nominee: Catholic War Veterans Post 386

The public is invited to the induction on Monday evening.