Friday, 06 August 2010 00:00
Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy recently held a series of meetings to honor a local constituent for his service to the country, as well as meet with others that have been assisted by her office. Congresswoman McCarthy presented Mr. Peter LaMantia with his war medals that he never received. Mr. LaMantia is an 86-year-old World War II Veteran from Garden City. He served in the US Navy from April 1942 to March 1946. Mr. LaMantia is pictured with his wife and children and was awarded the following medals: American Theater Medal; Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal two stars and WWII Victory Medal Philippine Liberation Medal.