Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Veterans Service Agency Director Ralph Esposito, County Legislator Laura Schaefer and Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony Macagnone welcomed incoming Chapter 82 Vietnam Veterans of America board members and Incoming President Steve Bonom at an installation dinner on Tuesday, May 17.
“My administration has made it a priority to honor our veterans and active duty military who are serving here and abroad,” said Mangano. “On behalf of the residents of Nassau County, I would like to thank all of the veterans who served our nation in times of war and peace and our servicemen and women who are now defending freedom around the world.”
Mangano commended outgoing board members of VFW Post 3211 in Hicksville: Erle Mutz, Tony Sparaco, James W. Merritte and Greg Keramis. He also honored Outgoing President Joe Ingino, thanking him for his years of service in advocating for and supporting the county’s veterans.