Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara Honored with the SEVEN SEALS AWARD by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, a veteran of the US Army Reserve and esteemed member of the New York State Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, was proudly presented with the prestigious Seven Seals Award on Tuesday afternoon by Emil Baker, Executive Director of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), and United States Army Sergeant Trawn Smith in the New York Assembly Chamber.

The Seven Seals Award is a distinguished recognition bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the support and well-being of military service members, veterans, and their families. Assemblyman Santabarbara's unwavering commitment to advocating for the rights and needs of veterans has been instrumental in improving the lives of countless individuals throughout the state of New York.

Emil Baker, Department of Defense NYS Director Employer Outreach of ESGR, praised Assemblyman Santabarbara's remarkable efforts, stating, "Assemblyman Santabarbara exemplifies the true spirit of the Seven Seals Award through his tireless advocacy for current military and veterans. His work has made a profound impact on the lives of military personnel and their families, and we are proud to honor him for his remarkable contributions."

Assemblyman Santabarbara humbly accepted the Seven Seals Award, emphasizing that his work reflects he collective effort of many individuals and organizations dedicated to supporting veterans. He stated, "I am truly honored to receive the Seven Seals Award, but I must acknowledge the tireless efforts of countless individuals who work tirelessly to support our veterans. It is a privilege to be part of such a dedicated community, and I am committed to continuing my work to ensure that veterans receive the respect, care, and opportunities they have earned."