Letter: Trading out tank museums

World War II armored vehicles advanced onto the

World War II armored vehicles advanced onto the grounds of the Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Thursday during a press conference regarding the permanent creation of The Museum of American Armor at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. (May 9, 2013) Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

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How shortsighted Long Island officials are. Nassau County wants a tank museum at the Bethpage Restoration [" 'Honor our military,' " News, May 10].

Doesn't anyone remember that local Suffolk officials chased away the nonprofit Mattituck tank museum with its extensive collection in 1999?

David Cepler, Baldwin

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