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Thomas Higgins, Vets 4 Vets to receive Louis R. Palma Veterans Appreciation Tribute Awards on Aug. 29, 2015

BUFFALO (August 19, 2015)—Former Erie County Sheriff and Korean War veteran Thomas F. Higgins and Vets 4 Vets will receive the individual and organizational awards during the 5th annual Louis R. Palma Veterans Appreciation Tribute Award Ceremony on Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m. in the Hall of Honor building at the Buffalo and Erie […]

Ralph C. Wilson and Bob Kalsu Honored for Military Service

On July 10th, the Buffalo Naval & Millitary Park held a reception for the unveiling of the late Ralph C. Wilson Jr. and the late Bob Kalsu displays. Mr. Wilson, the former owner of the Buffalo Bills, served in the U.S. Navy and Kalsu, a former Bill was the first NFL player to die while serving […]

2015 Wall of Honor Ceremony Held July 4, 2015

On July 4th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park honored Harlan Swift, Robert Kresse, Donald Beebe and William Dolce. These veterans names will be inscribed on the Wall of Honor. Click here to download a copy of this event’s program The Buffalo Naval and Military Park takes you inside history with incredible exhibits […]

Opening Reception for our Salute to Services Weeks Features New Ralph Wilson and Bob Kalsu Displays

This year’s Opening Reception for our Salute to Services Weeks will be highlighted by the opening of the Ralph Wilson and Bob Kalsu Displays. We are honored to have Rear Admiral Barbara Sweredoski of the US Navy in attendance. The Opening Reception will be held at the Naval & Military Park, Hall of Honor Building […]