State Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, R-C-I, New Windsor, has been activated by the NY Army National Guard to support the ongoing fight to combat coronavirus/COVID-19 in Orange County.
“In this trying time for all in our communities I will do my part as a member of the National Guard to combat this virus,” the Assemblyman stated,
He has been a member of the Army National Guard for five years and previously was activated for relief missions following hurricanes Irma and Maria.
“I am forever grateful to the brave men and women who have been on the front lines working to save lives and keep our communities healthy,” Schmitt said in a statement. “They are heroes, and I will work as long as is necessary to provide assistance to them in my military role.”
Schmitt’s office will remain open remotely to provide services to residents of the 99th Assembly District while he is activated.
Schmitt is serves as Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!