Columbia County Veterans
Service Agency

Gary Flaherty, Director
389 Fairview Ave., Hudson, NY 12534
518-828-3610 (office) 518-610-0941 (cell) FAX 518-671-6149

The next Honor A Vet ceremony will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 9 AM at 401 State Street, Hudson, NY.
The committee will be honoring Jack (John) Murphy from Claverack, NY

Horse Riding Program
for Veterans

20220311_BOOTS ON THE GROUND_001.pdf

for Veterans


The Columbia County Board of Supervisors in collaboration with the Columbia County Veterans presented a Certificate of Recognition to Raymond E. Sweeney of Staatsburg, NY, on May 28, 2022, in honor of his 100th Birthday.

Mr. Sweeney served his country in World War II as a Technician Fifth Grade with the 848th Ordinance Company, Central Europe. He entered active duty on January 14, 1943 and was discharged on November 20, 1945. Technician Sweeney was awarded the European-African-Middle Easter Service Medal, The Good Conduct Medal and the WWII Victory Medal. After his service, he served in the New York City Fire Company until he retired. He belonged to the following units: Engine Company 31 in Lower Manhattan for ten years, was appointed Chief's Aide in the 2nd Battalion, was promoted to LT and assigned to the 12th Battalion, spent the next two years in Harlem and spend his final ten years of service with Engine 288 in Maripeth, Queens.


The Dwyer Room is now open!
Please call and make an appointment to use it.

Ashby & Veterans.pdf

Tele-Health now available

Please note that Veterans are now able to have Tele-Health meetings in our office with their doctors and don't have to travel out of town. Please contact us if you are interested in finding out more about this service.


Veteran's PR Col Paper 2.25.21.pdf