ALBANY, N.Y. - A former area admiral was honored at an "Honor a Vet" ceremony on the USS Slater by Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy.
Paul John Czesak was honored for his service and active role in the community on Tuesday. Czesak served in the US Navy from 1953 to 1956 before joining the Naval Reserves until 1983.
His medals include the National Defense Medal, United Nations Service Medal, along with the Korean and China Service Medal.
A ceremony is held every month in Albany honoring past and present veterans.