Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R,C,I,Ref-New Windsor) is proud to announce the inaugural 99th Assembly District Veterans’ Hall of Fame nominees. These nominees will be formally honored at Assemblyman Schmitt’s Veterans’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Monday, November 18th at the Orange County Emergency Services Auditorium in Goshen at 6:30pm.

This official State Assembly government event will recognize Veterans from across the 99th Assembly District who have bravely served our country and deserve the greatest 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.

Assemblyman Schmitt is proud to announce the following nominees will be formally honored on November 18th:

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

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “Our Assembly District is home to many brave veterans that deserve recognition for their service and countless contributions to our community. The 99th Assembly District Hall of Fame event will honor 18 nominees that have been selected to receive official recognition at this year’s inaugural event. This event aims to honor their courageous work and contributions to the community. I invite all residents to join me in Goshen on November 18th to salute our nominated veterans’ who will be recognized for their extraordinary service.”

Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!



Posted by Colin Schmitt on Thursday, November 7, 2019