ONEONTA HONORS VALOR IN VIETNAM

ONEONTA HONORS

VALOR IN VIETNAM

Oneonta Mayor Russ Southard, right, congratulates Vietnam-era veteran Gene Schmit, an OHS grad now living in Unadilla, for his successful drive to raise funds for a Vietnam monument dedicated this morning in Neahwa Park.  Schmidt raised $6,200 last fall to remember the nine OHS grads who died in Vietnam; he knew six of them personally; three were in his class.  (Ian Austin/allotsego.com)
Oneonta Mayor Russ Southard, right, congratulates Vietnam-era veteran Gene Schmidt, an OHS grad now living in Unadilla, for his successful drive to raise funds for a Vietnam monument dedicated this morning in Neahwa Park. Schmidt raised $6,200 last fall to remember the nine OHS grads who died in Vietnam; he knew six of them personally; three were in his class. (Ian Austin/allotsego.com)