HFS President Randy Flath received the 2013 Distinguished Friend of Veterans Award from the Onondaga County Veterans Council for his work in forming the Honor Flight Syracuse hub to serve the CNY military veterans community. The award was presented at the formal Onondaga County War Memorial Veterans Day ceremony on November 11th, 2013.
HFS President, Randy Flath receives the award from Salvatore Buonocore, President, Onondaga County Veterans Council, which decides on and produces the award each year. (Sal is also an HFS Mission 1 Alumnus). Others in the photo are: left – Mike LaNasa, the co-chair, with Sal, of the Veterans Day Committee, and right seated – Mike Otis, emcee for the ceremony).
Left to right: Congressman Dan Maffei, Randy Flath, and Nancy Flath.