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This month's Livingston County Veteran of the Month is SPC Michael J. Malone Jr. who is a Veteran of the US Army.  We thank Michael and his family for their service and sacrifices.

Veteran of the Month: Welcome

SPC Michael Joseph Malone Jr. 

Specialist Michael Joseph Malone Jr was born in Dansville, New York and a graduate of The Aquinas Institute of Rochester. He participated in the military delayed entry program from December 7, 1987 – August 8, 1988 before entering active duty in the United States Army on August 9, 1988 and serving honorably until his discharge on August 8, 1992.


Specialist Malone attended basic training and 95 Bravo – Military Police Academy Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. His duty assignment was the 92nd Military Police Company, United States Army Europe in Darmstadt, Germany. While stationed in Germany he deployed to Southwest Asia from December 29, 1990 to May 18, 1991 in support of the Gulf War. After deployment, he returned to Germany until his discharge from active duty.


For his military service, Specialist Malone received the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, and Kuwaiti Liberation Medal. In addition, he received the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Grenade Badge, Sharpshooter Marksmanship Pistol Badge, Expert Marksmanship Rifle Badge, and German Marksmanship Badge.


Upon completion of his military service, Michael lived in the State of Washington until his return home in 1995 when he started working with the Steuben County Sheriff’s office. In July of 96, he transferred to the Livingston County Sheriff’s office where he continues to serve. Today, we also recognize Sergeant Malone with 25 years of full-time employment with the county. As a Sergeant in our jail division, he also serves on the Livingston County Sheriff Department Honor Guard, Motorcycle Unit, Firearms Instructor, and Academies Instructor within the jail division. His hobbies include motorcycles, hunting, fishing, and bowling. He resides in Dansville with his wife Cassie, and they have three children.

Veteran of the Month: About
Veteran of the Month: List


A list of our last three Livingston County Veterans of the Month.

Previous VotM

April 2024

James Kemnitz

U.S. Army

Previous VotM

January 2024

Stephanie Kester

U.S. Air Force

Previous VotM

November-December 2023

Paul Newman Straton

U.S. Army / NY Army National Guard

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