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

 

2019 Western New York Armed Forces Week Committee

 

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

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