CSA held a reception to honor its veterans. Congressman Charlie Rangel, a Korean War veteran himself, was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included Major Donna Barrios; NY Air National Guard; City Councilman Alan Maisel; Assemblyman Michael Benedetto; and NYC Commissioner of Veteran Affairs Col. Terrance Holliday. The crowd of more than 100 people also heard from WWII veteran Albert Feinstein, a retired Assistant Principal of Seward Park High School. Musical selections included a musical salute to the five branches of the U.S. military which was provided by the Seventh Grade Symphonic Band from IS 75, Staten Island.