The Village of Islandia honored its war veterans at a special Veterans Day ceremony on November 5. Mayor Allan M. Dorman, a Vietnam War veteran, joined the village board in thanking those who served and those currently enlisted in the armed forces for their service. Members of the New York Honor Guard, the Vietnam Veterans of America, the local Korean War Veterans chapter and the American Legion were in attendance.
The ceremony opened up with a musical performance from the Central Islip High School marching band. Local elected officials and members of the Lakeland and Islip Fire Departments were also on hand for this special day.