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Steve Bohn, 70, of Freeport, veterans counselor for (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Steve Bohn, 70, of Freeport, veterans counselor for Nassau County's Veterans Service Agency, who also served during the Vietnam War era between 1960 and 1953 in Cuba, watched the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Vets Night Out at Long Island Ducks game

Bethpage Federal Credit Union gave 75 free tickets to local veterans to watch a Long Island Ducks game on Labor Day at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. Following the first inning, the credit union also presented a $100,000 check to help fund United Way's VetsBuild program and Military Family Assistance Project. (September 3, 2012)

From left to right. Robert Schlaich, 43, of
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

From left to right. Robert Schlaich, 43, of Westbury, served in the Army from 1990 to 1993 and in the navy in Iraq from 2000 to 2006. He came with his brother Brian Schlaich, 36, of Westbury, to watch the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Sabrina Lacy, 52, of Central Islip, commander of
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Sabrina Lacy, 52, of Central Islip, commander of the Brentwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6431, sat in between her grandson Malichai Brown, 7, and her friend Abdi Akgun, 31, of Lindenhurst, a marine who served in Iraq from 2000 to 2004, at the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Steve Bohn, 70, of Freeport, veterans counselor for
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Steve Bohn, 70, of Freeport, veterans counselor for Nassau County's Veterans Service Agency, who also served during the Vietnam War era between 1960 and 1953 in Cuba, watched the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

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From left, Frank Puente, who served in the
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

From left, Frank Puente, who served in the Army from 2000-05 in Iraq and Kosovo, watched the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in East Central Islip with his father Lucano, 60, of Central Islip, and fellow veteran Joe Ayala, 54, of Central Islip, a Marine who served in the early 1970s. (Sept. 3, 2012)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union gave 75 free tickets
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union gave 75 free tickets to local veterans to watch a Long Island Ducks game on Labor Day at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union presented a $100,000 check
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union presented a $100,000 check to United Way of Long Island to fund its VetsBuild program and Military Family Assistance Project during the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Frank Amalfitano, chief executive of United Veterans Beacon
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Frank Amalfitano, chief executive of United Veterans Beacon House, a transitional housing project for returning military soldiers, sat with his wife Linda and grandson Matthew, 2, at the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

Richie Tibbetts, 65, commander of the Lindenhurst Veterans
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Richie Tibbetts, 65, commander of the Lindenhurst Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7279, watched the Long Island Ducks Labor Day game at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip. (September 3, 2012)

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