Hawley Joins Superintendent And Cadets For West Point Day In Albany

May 7, 2015

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) greets Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr. at West Point Day in Albany.

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) praised and thanked leadership and new cadets from West Point Military Academy who were present in the Assembly Chamber on Wednesday. Hawley, the Ranking Minority Member of the Assembly’s Veterans’ Affairs Committee, son of a veteran and veteran himself, gave an impassioned speech about West Point’s significance and tradition on the Assembly Floor during the ceremony.

“As a veteran and son of a veteran, I know firsthand the sacrifice and commitment it takes to serve and protect our country,” Hawley said. “I am sincerely proud of the incoming West Point Cadets, the academy’s tradition as a New York institution, and its role in producing some of the finest men and women in our country’s history.”