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Albert DeMarco Honored at Veterans Memorial Arena for Military Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2018

Albert DeMarco Honored at Veterans Memorial Arena for Military Service

(BINGHAMTON, NY) Albert “Al” DeMarco’s military service is being recognized at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. A display honoring DeMarco’s service was unveiled today in the Veterans Display Case on the main concourse level of the Arena. DeMarco served in the U.S. Army from September 23, 1966 to August 6, 1968. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam from August 1967 to August 1968 with the 1st Armored Cavalry, 9th Infantry Division.

His awards include the Purple Heart; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry Unit Citation with Palm.

DeMarco lives in Binghamton and is the funeral director at Shea Funeral Home. The Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena first unveiled its veterans tribute display in 2011.

 

 

 

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