Congressman Zeldin Presents Medals to LI Veterans and Their Families
Patchogue, NY –On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C – NY-1) presented the Bronze Star and World War II Victory Medal to Fredrick Charles Stone (USN) of Selden during a surprise ceremony at his Long Island Office. The Congressman also presented the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to the family of Montford Point Marine Sgt. Philip Van Eyken of Stony Brook.
Congressman Zeldin is pictured above with Fredrick Charles Stone and his daughter, Cynthia Garippa; and the family of Sgt. Philip Van Eyken, including his daughter, Sandra Anderson, and his grandson, Marine Lt. Steven Anderson.