YORKTOWN, N.Y. John McQuillan, the finance officer for Yorktown's American Legion Post 1009, has been chosen as Yorktowns first nominee to the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame.
McQuillan will be inducted at a ceremony held by State Sen. Greg Ball on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Putnam County Emergency Services Building in Carmel. He will also be recognized at Yorktown's board meeting on Nov. 1.
According to the New York State Veterans Hall of Fame website, the honor was created to recognized veterans who have distinguished themselves in military and civilian life.
"Their meritorious service to our nation deserves the special recognition that only a hall of fame can provide, as a fitting expression of our gratitude and admiration," the website reads.
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