May 17, 2016: Dutchess County Honors Those Who Gave All
May 17, 2016: Community Memorial Day 2016 Observances
March 31, 2016: Dutchess County Veterans Services Office Opens at Castle Point
May 5, 2015: American Flag Waves Proudly Over County’s Veterans Memorial Highway
April 30, 2015: Dutchess County receives POW/MIA Chair of Honor in remembrance of County veterans: Rolling Thunder veterans present chair to County Division of Veterans Services
November 10, 2014: Dutchess County War Memorial Transfer Signing Ceremony November 10, 2014
June 13, 2014: County Honors Sacrifice With Veterans Memorial Highway - County Route 40A (St. Andrews Road) in Hyde Park Dedication to Honor Veterans
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Dutchess County War Memorial Ceremony
May 30, 2016 at 11am. Join Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and the Division of Veterans’ Services for this special Memorial Day event to honor those who gave their lives for our country at the Dutchess County War Memorial, located at the corner of Raymond Avenue & Main Street in Poughkeepsie. (Flyer)
Illumination of the Walkway Ceremony
Memorial Day Eve - Sunset Vigil - Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8pm. Join Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and the Division of Veterans’ Services for this special sunset vigil to honor those who gave their lives for our country. At the flag pole in the center of the Walkway Over the Hudson. The ceremony will consist of a flag ceremony with the Pleasant Valley American Legion, the Highland Veterans of Foreign Wars and the New York State Park. Join us at the Flag Pole in the center of the Walkway Over the Hudson for a sunset vigil. Bring flashlights, glow sticks, or other non‐flammable items to “Illuminate” at dusk. (Flyer)
Warrior Games at West Point - June 15-21, 2016
Volunteers Needed! - Sign up to support our wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans during this event! REGISTER ONLINE: http://www.cvent.com/d/2fqx29 Please use a personal email address accessible via your cell phone during the Warrior Games for each registration to get the latest information via our customized mobile!
Community events, including Dutchess County Government Services are also available by visiting the calendar on the right-hand side of this page or by following the Veterans Services Calendar link.