2017 Wall of Honor Ceremony Held July 4, 2017

On July 4th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park honored our latest inductees into our Wall of Honor. These veterans names will be inscribed on the Wall.

You can view some photos from the event or watch the video of the entire ceremony (see below).

  • Clarence native and Miss. New York 2017, Gabrielle Walter singing the National Anthem prior to the Independence Day Wall of Honor ceremony.

  • Timothy P. Sullivan along with his family accepting his place on the Wall of Honor at the Independence Day ceremony.

  • Board Chairman, Don Alessi, speaking about William C. Dibble’s decorated war history including surviving 23 month in Germany as a prisoner of war (POW).

  • William C. Dibble accepting his place on the Wall of Honor at the Independence Day ceremony.

  • Board Chairman, Don Alessi presenting the son of Myron “Mike” H. Hagen his father’s Wall of Honor certificate.

  • Board Chairman, Don Alessi, presenting the nephew of Garold R. Seifert his uncle’s Wall of Honor certificate.

  • Captain Brian Roche, Executive Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, thanking Richard L. Petri for his service as well as his donation of 40 hand crafted replica ships to the park’s museum and honoring his donation by placing him name on the Wall of Honor.

  • Captain Brian Roche, Executive Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, thanking Richard L. Petri for his service as well as his donation of 40 hand crafted replica ships to the park’s museum and honoring his donation by placing him name on the Wall of Honor.

  • Guest speaker, Ulyssee O. Wingo Sr., Masten District Councilman.

  • Clarence native and Miss. New York 2017, Gabrielle Walter posing with the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park docents.

  • Clarence native and Miss. New York 2017, Gabrielle Walter aboard the U.S.S Little Rock.

  • Clarence native and Miss. New York 2017, Gabrielle Walter aboard the U.S.S Little Rock.