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Latest Potter County Veterans News Now Available

October 25th, 2017

Latest edition of the quarterly newsletter, Potter County Veterans News, is now available. Among the more timely stories in the Oct.-Dec. 2017 edition is the announcement of Potter County’s acceptance as a partner in the national Commemoration of the Vietnam War Initiative, a project of Congress and the Defense Department. Plans are being made to hold a local high-profile Vietnam Veterans Recognition Dinner and Memorial Service in 2018. Other stories focus on the recent ceremony to honor Korean War casualty William Sadewasser at the Ulysses Cemetery; a poignant account of a Galeton family’s reckoning with the loss of Navy sailor Anthony Bernard Caracciolo in the sinking of the USS Juneau; an American Legion/Boy Scouts flag retirement ceremony in Shinglehouse; updates on the Potter County Veterans Gravestone Restoration Project; special statewide honors for Coudersport American Legion Post 192; and reports on new scams that are targeting veterans and on proposals to expand the reach of VA health care through telemedicine. The Oct.-Dec. 2017 edition and all past issues of Potter County Veterans News are available on the county website, pottercountypa.net, or by contacting Dawn Wooster, executive secretary for the Potter County Commissioners, at 814-274- 8290, extension 207.

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