Veteran Affairs Committee


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If you have any questions please contact Sylvia at (845) 473-2500 ext. 1367.

Various armed forces members with flags

Mission Statement

The Veteran Affairs Committee was created by the Hyde Park Town Board to coordinate and promote Veteran projects and events within the Town of Hyde Park.

1. One such project will be to assist the Town with the "Town of Hyde Park's Hometown Heroes Banner Program.

2. Coordinate the Memorial Day and Veteran's Day events with the Town of Hyde Park Recreation Department.

3. Coordinate with other groups within the Town of Hyde Park and Dutchess County that support our Town Veterans.

4. Help resolve issues with Veteran residents if possible.

Committee Members

• Mike Athanas
  Term Expires: May 23, 2024
• Colin Reilly
  Term Expires: May 23, 2024
• Craig Elderkin Chair
  Term Expires: May 23, 2025
  • Al Torreggiani, Town Board Liaison, Town Supervisor
Armed forces emblems and American Flag

Application - Hometown Heroes Banner Program

Veterans' Group Resources

The following organizations are local resources for veterans:
  • American Legion John Livingston Post 1466      Facebook Page
  • VFW Vail-Wolf McKenna-Frye Post 170             Facebook Page
  • MHA Dutchess Veteran's Programs                    Facebook Page
  • Dutchess County Veterans                                  Facebook Page