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Former Governor Carey to be honored at Honor-A-Veteran Ceremony
ALBANY, NY – Former New York State Governor Hugh Carey will be honored by the Albany County Veterans Bureau Monday, April 8 at its Honor-A-Veteran ceremony. County Executive Daniel P. McCoy will deliver a county proclamation to the former governor’s family. Congressman Paul Tonko will also present a flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of the deceased veteran. An American Flag will then be raised, outside the Legion Post, at the end of the ceremony in tribute of Governor Carey. Hugh L. Carey enlisted in the Army in World War II and helped capture Cologne and liberate prisoners at a concentration camp at Nordhausen, Germany. Carey was elected to the United States House of Representatives for seven terms, as well as the 51st Governor of the State of New York from 1975 to 1982. WHO: Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy Congressman Paul Tonko Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy Assemblyman John McDonald Former New York State Governor Hugh Carey honored at Albany County Veterans Service Bureau’s April Honor-A-Veteran Ceremony Joseph E. Zaloga Post 1520, 4 Everett Road Ext., Albany, NY 12205 Monday, April 8, 2013, 10:30AM
Albany County Veterans Service Bureau provides information and services to nearly 20,000 veterans living in the county. The Bureau assists veterans and their dependents in filing claims, obtaining important documents, and determining eligibility for the benefits and services they have a legal right to. We frequently aid veterans and their
families in obtaining state and federal entitlements such as medical care, disability and compensation, pension, education benefits, burial assistance, and VA home loans.
Mary Rozak Director of Communications Office of the Albany County Executive 112 State Street, Room 200 Albany, NY 12207 tel 518.447.7040 ext. 7218 fax 518.447.5589 firstname.lastname@example.org www.albanycounty.com