59th Annual

Western New York

Armed Forces Celebration

In support of the

American Legion

A Century of Service

 

May 5 - 18, 2019

Buffalo, New York

Bookmark this page for the most current information on the activities of the

59th Annual Western New York Armed Forces Week 2019

Sponsored by the

 Western New York

Armed Forces Committee

since 1960

as a tribute to the men and women

of the United States Armed Forces .

This year our ARMY Members

are hosting the week's events

Western New York Armed Forces Committee

Opening Ceremony,  May 5, 2019 - 1200 noon

     WNY Armed Forces Committee

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, May 5th

Time 12:00 noon (1200 hours)

Public is invited

 

Admission to this event is free

Buffalo Riverworks

http://www.buffaloriverworks.com

359 GANSON STREET

BUFFALO NEW YORK 14203

716-342-2292

  Featuring Military Color Guards

American Legion Band

of the Tonawandas, Post 264

and more.

Armed Forces Luncheon May 9, 2019

  

Armed Forces Luncheon

Thursday, May 9th 

        

Cocktails (cash bar) - 1100 hours - Sit-down Luncheon - 1200 hours

Salvatore's  Italian Gardens

6461 Transit Road

Depew, New York

Luncheon Donation - $ 30.00  per person (including gratuity)

For Luncheon Tickets:

- Contact Committee Members

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by Mail Form (word)

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by echeck

WNYAFW Lunch Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

For Ticket Questions:  afwtickets@wnyafn.com

Luncheon and Ball - Advance Ticket Sales Only

Ticket sales for Luncheon is limited to 600

Ticket sales for Ball is limited to 600

  Armed Forces Ball May 18, 2019

Armed Forces Ball

Saturday, May 18th

Cash Bar beginning at 1800 hours and Cash Bar after Dinner

Sit-down Dinner beginning at 1900 hours.

   

 Salvatore's  Italian Gardens

6461 Transit Road

Depew, New York

Ball Donation - $50.00 per person (including gratuity)

   

2018 WNYAFW Awardees Group Photograph

Luncheon and Ball - Advance Ticket Sales Only

Ticket sales for Luncheon is limited to 600

Ticket sales for Ball is limited to 600

- Contact Committee Members

- Tickets available at meetings

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by Mail Form (word)

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by echeck

WNYAFW Ball Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

For Ticket Questions:  afwtickets@wnyafn.com

 

Western New York Armed Forces Week

PO BOX 0832

BUFFALO NY 14240-0832

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Western New York Armed Forces Week

Schedule of Events

 

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

WNY Armed Forces Committee

General Membership Meeting

+ Photographs of SPOYs 2019

 

M. J. Brounshidle American Legion Post,

3354 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14217

 

1730 hours dinner - 1800 hours sharp meeting

Reservations are required afwcos@wnyafn.com

 

Sunday, 14 April 2019

WNY Armed Forces Committee

Deadline for the 2019

Western New York Armed Forces Committee

Tribute Book

Tribute@wnyafn.com

 

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

WNY Armed Forces Committee

General Membership Meeting

 

M. J. Brounshidle American Legion Post,

3354 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14217

 

Reservations are required afwcos@wnyafn.com

 

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

WNY Armed Forces Committee

Final Ticket Returns

 

M. J. Brounshidle American Legion Post,

3354 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14217

 

Starting at 1600 hours - no meeting - no dinner

 

Sunday, 5 May 2019

WNY Armed Forces Committee

Opening Ceremony

Riverworks, 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY 14203

Music - Ceremony 12:00 noon- Admission - Free

For Information, Contact: afwopen@wnyafn.com

 

Thursday, 9 May 2019

WNY Armed Forces Luncheon

11:00am Cash Bar – 12:00 noon - Sit-down luncheon

Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, New York

Tickets $30 per person  - Advance Ticket Sales Only

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by Mail Form (word)

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by echeck

WNYAFW Lunch Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

Tickets - contact: afwtickets@wnyafn.com

Event  Information - contact: afwlunch@wnyafn.com

 

Saturday, 18 May 2019

WNY Armed Forces Week Ball

6:00pm - Cash Bar – 7:00pm - Sit-down Dinner

Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, New York

Tickets $50 per person - Advance Ticket Sales Only

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by Mail Form (word)

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by echeck

WNYAFW Ball Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

Tickets - contact: afwtickets@wnyafn.com

Information - contact: afwball@wnyafn.com

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Navy Units in WNY Armed Forces Day Parade,

May 21, 1960, Main Street, Buffalo, NY

59th Annual Western New York Armed Forces Week Committee 2019


 

Civilian Chairman

Honorable Frank Caruso

 

General Chairman

Major General David Conboy, United States Army, Retired

 

Deputy Chairman

Brigadier General Anthony Caruana, United States Army, Retired

 

Chief of Staff

Colonel Fred W. Kubus, United States Army, Retired

 

Secretary

Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Walther, United States Army, Retired

 

Budget Director

Major Jerome Privitera, United States Army, Retired

 

Youth Coordinator

Lieutenant Colonel Jeffery Cipolla, United States Army, Retired

 

Opening Ceremonies

Captain John R. Kasmer, United States Army, Retired

Senior Master Sergeant Jeffrey Gray, United States Air Force

 

Luncheon

Lieutenant Colonel Frank J. Sparacino, United States Army, Retired

Commissioned Warrant Officer 4 Patrick Morrow, United States Marine Corps  Retired

 

Ball

Major Thomas Hochulski, United States Army, Retired

 

Awards

Commander Wayne Sorrentino, United States Navy. Retired

 

Tickets

Lieutenant Commander George Boller, United States Navy Reserve. Retired

Ms. Margaret Price

 

Tribute Book

Marine Science Technician Chief Petty Officer Ken Kobylanski, United States Coast Guard, Retired

Mrs. Lynn Kobylanski

Commissioned Warrant Officer 5 John Cardarella, NYSRL

Marine Science Technician Chief Petty Officer Mark Manthei, United States Coast Guard, Retired

 

Public Affairs - Publicity

Sergeant Andy Kornacki, United States Army, Retired

 

Website Communications

Photographers Mate Chief Petty Officer Thomas Kelly, United States Navy. Retired

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WNY Armed Forces Week 2019

WNYAFW Sponsorship Applicaton (pdf)

Nomination form for WNYAFW SPOY (pdf) WNYAFW 2019 Sponsorship information

2019 WNYAFW Committee

WNYAFW Tribute Book Support (word)

WNY Armed Forces Week Poster 2019

WNYAFW Tribute Book Support (pdf)

Past Armed Forces Week Photographs

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Contact for 2019  AFW Luncheon & Ball Tickets

2018 (last year)  WNYAFW Tribute Book Supporters

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by Mail Form (word)

Contact Tribute Book Committee

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by Mail Form (word) Contact for 2019 AFW Opening Ceremony

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by echeck

Contact for 2019 WNY AFW COS

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by echeck

Contact for WNY AFW Website

WNYAFW Lunch Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

Contact for WNYAFW Public Affairs

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