Francis S. Currey Day - July 10, 2004

Francis S. Currey,
Irving Kuskin and
Joe Collura

Joe Collura, a member of the 27th Naval Mobile Construction Battalion

George Cooke, Sullivan County Clerk
Emcee of the Parade and Ceremony

Francis S. Currey, Joe Collura and Irving Kuskin

Irving Kuskin and Town of Fallsburg Supervisor, Steve Levine,
applaud after Mr. Currey cuts the ribbon opening
Francis S. Currey Boulevard.

Mrs. Kuskin and Mrs. Currey

Mr. Currey's family

Jack Halchak and Terry Eckert

Katherine Schneyer riding with
the Fallsburg Fire Department

The East Ridge Fife and Drum Corps

Terry Eckert and Francis S. Currey

Helen and Rebecca Budrock
at the Hurleyville-Sullivan First table

Siri Borg, Hurleyville Postmaster,
shows Jamie DeGraw
the special cancellation issued by the
Hurleyville Post Office in honor of
Francis S. Currey.

Albee Bockman sings the national anthem.
The West Point Color Guard is in front of the reviewing stand.

Reverend Pinto of the Hurleyville Methodist Church
delivers the invocation.

Francis S. Currey

Irving Kuskin, Francis S. Currey and Senator John Bonacic

Miriam Friedman presents a plaque from Holocaust survivors to Mr. Currey.

The Hurleyville Fire Department honors Mr. Currey
by making him an Honorary Chief.
Chief Chris Gibson, 2nd Assistant Chief Jim Kaufman
and 1st Assistant Chief Stuart Wizwer
present him with his chief's hat.

Mrs. Currey and her family

Joe Collura explains the historical significance of Mr. Currey's award
and reads his Medal of Honor Citation.

Hurleyville Fire Department Chief Chris Gibson,
1st Assistant Chief Stuart Wizwer and 2nd Assistant Chief Jim Kaufman
unveil the monument honoring Mr Currey.
The monument will be installed
at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville.

Dan Parkhurst presents the
POW/MIA Remembrance.

Fallsburg Police Chief Brent Lawrence watches the
30th Infantry Historical Honor Guard Rifle Squad's
rifle salute to fallen and missing comrades.

Gary Charnow and Bill Carlson

The 27th Naval Mobile Construction Battalion

Ray Devoe

The ceremony ends with a flyover
by three Blackhawk helicopters
from MacArthur Field on Long Island.

The Catskill Steppers
performed during the festivities.

Donna Akerley, Leni Binder,
Terry Eckert, Jack Halchak and Louann Rexford...
thank you for your photos.