Iosue, Carmine

Public Information

Name

Iosue, Carmine

Class

2008

Biography

Born in Staten Island , New York in 1948. Enlisted in U.S. Army in 1969, served in Vietnam, discharged in 1970 due to disabilities. Employed in public relations and Disabled Veterans Outreach Program coordinator. Appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo to New York Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Commission in 1987. Served on Workforce 2000 for the Department of Labor. Has served as a volunteer service officer since 1978. First Vietnam Veteran elected Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars in NY; relocated and became involved with homeless veterans throughout Albuquerque. Regular volunteer at the Phoenix VA Medical Center with 9,000 hours and serves as VAVS Representative for the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Leads a toy and food drive for children at Christmas. Recipient of Maxwell House “100 Real Heroes Award,” and “President’s Call to Service Award.”