SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Saturday, November 16 at 1 p.m. the 2013 Veteran of the Year award ceremony will be held at the New York State Military Museum’s public room.
The guest speaker will be Congressman Chris Gibson, a veteran. Also attending with be the Adjutant General of New York, MG Patrick Murphy. The public is invited.
The 2013 honorees are Calia Dever Osborne, an Army nurse who served in World War II in the European theater of operations. She worked to treat critically wounded soldiers from the Battle of the Bulge, and was awarded the Bronze Star.
Also to be honored is James A. Haggerty, a Marine Corps heavy weapons specialist who served in the Korean War. He was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Korea Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, United Nations Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and Korean Presidential Unit Citation.