Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today acknowledged the generosity of American Legion – William J. Longuet Post 101 – for their donation of a handicap-accessible 2016 Ford Transit 12-passenger van to the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency. This is the third van purchased by Post 101. The van, valued at $35,715, will be used to provide transportation to veteran healthcare facilities in East Meadow, Valley Stream, the Northport VA Hospital and the Vet Center in Hicksville. There is no charge for this veteran transportation service and appointments can be made by calling (516) 572-6560.
County Executive Mangano stated, “My administration is committed to serving our veterans and ensuring they have respectful transportation, housing and job opportunities in Nassau County. I thank American Legion – William J. Longuet Post 101 for their generosity as this handicap-accessible van donation helps us better serve local veterans.”
Al Wirth, American Legion Post 101 Vice Commander, stated, “The men and woman of the American Legion Post 101 are proud to support the Veteran Service Agency and ensure veterans receive top-notch transportation to healthcare facilities and the Vet Center in Hicksville. Post Commander Vincent Ciantro and I wish to thank all those who helped contribute to the purchase of this new vehicle.”