Bridge to be named for Valatie Veteran, killed in Vietnam

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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION NAMING A PORTION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN HONOR OF ROGER J. MAZAL

Bridge Crossing Kline Kill in Columbia County will be Renamed as the "Roger J. Mazal Memorial Bridge"


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.9051/A.11002-A) naming a portion of the State Highway System in honor of Roger J. Mazal. The bill designates the bridge crossing Kline Kill in Columbia County as the "Roger J. Mazal Memorial Bridge."

"Roger Mazal sacrificed his life defending and protecting our country's freedom," Governor Cuomo said. "Renaming this bridge in his honor is a fitting way to recognize his memory for generations to come."

Roger J. Mazal, a native of Valatie, Columbia County, was killed in action in service to our country on March 7th, 1969 in the Pleiku province in Vietnam.

Senator Kathy Marchione said, "Mr. Mazal dedicated his life to defending our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. I thank Governor Cuomo for signing this legislation, rightfully preserving Mr. Mazal's memory and sacrifice."

Assemblyman Jake Ashby said, "SP4 Roger J Mazal made the ultimate sacrifice for our great country and the dedication of this bridge in his hometown will forever memorialize his heroism."

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