November 17, 2016

WWII Vet Awarded Overdue Medals

WWII Vet Awarded Overdue Medals

Lloyd Gallup was first helped by Catholic Charities after the flooding in Ilion in 2013.  As a result of his incredible story, U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna found out that Lloyd was owed five medals for his service between 1942 and 1945 and moved quickly to fix that. Last week, Senator James L. Seward was able to pin these medals on Lloyd in a ceremony in Lloyd's hometown of Ilion, NY, on behalf of a grateful nation. The ceremony, 71 years in the making, occurred just in time for Veterans [...]

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