Barry Donadio is a celebrity author and native of Bay Shore, New York. He led an honorable career in the volunteer ambulance service, volunteer fire department, the military, law enforcement, and the United States Secret Service. He was assigned to the white house to protect Presidents Bush and Obama. He also served in multiple Middle Eastern war zones during his career.
In 2013, Barry Donadio founded Public Security LLC (A prestigious private investigation and security firm that serves high-risk clients)
Also In 2013, he authored the book " TWA Flight 800 First Responder Witness Account". This is his account describing his actions during the rescue of TWA Flight 800 on July 17th, 1996.
In 2014, he was elected to the Queen Anne's County Republican Central Committee in Maryland. He successfully completed his 4-year term. By January 2017, he was appointed the Sergeant at Arms of the Maryland Republican Party by the Honorable Dirk Haire. In December 2022 he was reappointed as Sgt. at Arms by the Honorable Nicolee Beus Harris.
On August 17th, 2019, Donadio published his second book "That Day When Hell Froze Over"
Donadio received multiple military medals during his military service which included the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal among others.
On June 24, 2019 Barry Donadio was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal for his service while still in the military back in 2002.
On March 30th, 2022 Barry Donadio was awarded New York State’s Medal For Merit by the Division of Military and Naval Affairs 20 years after he served in the military. The medal commemorates his honorable service in the Armed Forces and the State of New York.
On May 18, 2022, Barry Donadio was awarded New York State’s Conspicuous Service Star medal by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul. The governor presented the medal to Donadio on behalf of representatives in the New York legislature 20 years after he served in the military. The medal commemorates his honorable service in the Armed Forces and the State of New York.
On March 15th 2023, He published his 3rd book "McMahon, Mathews and Biggs Family Histories of Brooklyn New York"
Then on March 25th 2023, Donadio released his 4th book "Saltaformaggio Family History of New York"