58th Annual

Western New York

Armed Forces Week

 

58th Annual Western New York Armed Forces Week Committee 2018


Civilian Chairman
Honorable Frank Caruso 

General Chairman
Captain Thomas Hurley, United States Navy, Retired

Chief  of Staff
Commander Arthur Aramino, United States Navy, Retired

Secretary
Chief Petty Officer Thomas Kelly, United States Navy, Retired

Treasurer/ Budget Director
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Bernard Bunny, United States Navy, Retired

Luncheon
Lieutenant Colonel Frank J. Sparacino, United States Army, Retired
Commander Michael Nowak, United States Navy, Retired

Ball
Commander Joseph Holewinski, United States Navy, Retired

Colonel Jayne Cooley, United States Army, Retired

Tickets
Lieutenant Commander George Boller, United States Naval Reserve, Retired
Yeoman First Class Dorothy Button, United States Coast Guard
Hospital Corpsman Second Class Lynda Pixley, United States Navy
Private First Class Robert Kaczmarek, United States Army, Retired
Ms. Margaret Price, United States Navy League

Salute to Our Armed Forces
Commander Tony Deaville, United States Navy, Retired
Captain John Kasmer, United States Army, Retired
Chief Warrant Officer 4 William Dickman, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Retired

Senior Master Sergeant Jeffrey Gray, United States Air Force Reserve
Lieutenant Joseph Pawli, United States Navy Sea Cadet Corps

Tribute Book

Chief Petty Officer Ken Kobylanski, United States Coast Guard, Retired

Chief Petty Officer Mark Manthie, United States Coast Guard, Retired

Mrs. Lynn Marie Kobylanski

Chief Warrant Officer 5 John Cardarella, United States Army NYSRL

Awards Ceremony
Master  Chief Walter Zawieruszynski, United States Navy, Retired


Public Affairs - Publicity
Mr. William Callahan, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Retired
Marina Woolcock, Naval Park

Website
Chief Petty Officer Thomas Kelly, United States Navy, Retired


Social Media
Petty Officer Second Class Christopher Harris, United States Navy

Senior Advisors
Captain William D Loockerman, United States Navy, Retired
Senior Master Sergeant Stephan Kovacs, New York Air National Guard

 

In Support of the

WNY Freedom Lounge

Buffalo - Niagara International Airport

May 10 - 20, 2018

Buffalo, New York

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

58th Annual Western New York Armed Forces Week 2018

Sponsored by the

 Western New York

Armed Forces Week Committee

since 1960

as a tribute to the men and women

of the United States Armed Forces .

This year our NAVY Members

are hosting the week's events

Armed Forces Luncheon May 10, 2018

Armed Forces Luncheon

Thursday, May 10th    

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

- Tickets available at meetings

- Order Luncheon Tickets by Mail (download form)

For Ticket Questions:  afwtickets@wnyafn.com

Deadline for ticket sales is 17 April 2018

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 12, 2018

Armed Forces Ball

Saturday, May 12th

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)

  Deadline for ticket sales is 17 April 2018

Luncheon and Ball - Advance Ticket Sales Only

Ticket sales for Luncheon is limited to 600

Ticket sales for Ball is limited to 600

For Tickets:

- Contact Committee Members

- Tickets available at meetings

- Order Ball Tickets by Mail (download form)

- Online Credit Card Ball Ticket Sales (additional fee)

For Ticket Questions:  afwtickets@wnyafn.com

 

Western New York Armed Forces Week

PO BOX 0832

BUFFALO NY 14240-0832

 

Western New York Armed Forces Committeee

Salute to Our Armed Forces - Armed Forces Day Weekend  May 20, 2018 - 1200pm

                 WNY Armed Forces Committee

Salute to Our Armed Forces

Sunday, May 20th,

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.

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WNY Armed Forces Week 2018

WNY Armed Forces Week Poster 2018

2018 WNYAFW Committee

WNYAFW Tribute Book Support (word)

Past WNYAFW - Salute to Our Armed Forces

WNYAFW Tribute Book Support (pdf)

Past Armed Forces Week Photographs - Luncheon

Send Your Tribute Book Ad Here

Past Armed Forces Week Photographs - Ball

Contact Tribute Book Committee

2017 (last year)  WNYAFW Tribute Book Supporters

Contact for 2018  AFW Luncheon & Ball Tickets

Nomination form for WNYAFW SPOY (word)

Contact for 2018 AFW Opening Ceremony

Nomination form for WNYAFW SPOY (pdf)

Contact for 2018 WNY AFW Ball

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by Mail Form (word)

Contact for 2018 WNY AFW Luncheon

WNYAFW Luncheon Ticket by Mail Form (pdf)

Contact for 2018 WNY AFW COS

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by Mail Form (word)

Contact for WNYAFW Public Affairs

WNYAFW Ball Ticket by Mail Form (pdf)

Contact for 2018 WNY AFW Secretary

WNYAFW Ball Ticket credit card sales (additional fee)

Contact for WNY AFW Website

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