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SOLVAY, NEW YORK – In a ceremony this afternoon at Solvay Public Library, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) presented medals long overdue to four Central New York veterans.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman John Katko (NY-24) joined Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) to invite the Secretary of the United States Air Force, Heather Wilson, to Central New York to tour the Air Force assets the 22nd and 24th Congressional Districts. In a letter to the newly confirmed Air Force Secretary, Tenney and Katko detailed the importance of the region’s Air Force assets and the value these installations provide to our national security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Syracuse VA Medical Director James Cody:
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement on the bipartisan passage of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, as well as a tax package, which passed the House this week with his support.
PALMYRA, NY – At a ceremony this afternoon at Palmyra Village Hall, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) presented the Village of Palmyra Historic Preservation Commission with a two-star rear admiral’s flag on behalf of the Department of the Navy and the Naval Historical Foundation.
Syracuse, NY – In advance of Veterans Day, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following video message honoring Central New York veterans:
“Throughout the course of our nation’s history, courageous men and women have served our country to protect our freedoms.
SYRACUSE, NY – At a ceremony this morning at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) presented two veterans from the 24th Congressional District with medals and awards that they were due for their service in the U.S. Army. The two veterans, Anthony Tangretti and Gary K. Janis, served in WWII and Vietnam, respectively.
SYRACUSE, NY – Joined by a number of Vietnam veterans and local veterans outreach groups today at the Onondaga County War Memorial, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) announced legislation that he will introduce in the U.S. House of Representatives creating a task force to explore ways to help provide care and compensation for veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange.