Thank you to the Vietnam Veterans of America Utica Chapter for organizing today’s Patriot Run & Walk - this year named in memory of Holland Patent native USMC Lance Cpl. Blaise Oleski who was tragically killed in action in Afghanistan on April 8, 2009. Sheriff Maciol was honored to speak at this morning’s opening ceremony for the event. Thank you to all of our Veterans for continuing to do so much for our community!