Sailor Honored in Malone

Jack LaDuke has the the story of a local veteran recently honored more than 50 years after losing his life in the worst naval disaster in U.S. history. Steve Cayey from Malone, New York, was among the 129 sailors who died in the sinking of the USS Thresher submarine, off the coast of Cape Cod in the Atlantic Ocean on April 10, 1963.

Watch all of our Veterans Coming Home stories including our trip to the nation’s capital with the North Country Honor Flight and the story of a Navy Veteran who discovered he had a passion for photography during the Vietnam War, a love that after the war turned into a career. Find those and many other stories on our Veterans Coming Home page: