Photo by Staff Sgt. David J. Murphy, 106th Rescue Wing.
COPIAGUE, LONG ISLAND, N.Y. -- Members of the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing Color Guard appeared with Army Honor Guard Soldiers at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Copiague, N.Y. March 25 for the National Medal of Honor Day ceremony. The event honored members of the military who were awarded the Medal of Honor for their service and focused more specifically on Medal of Honor recipients from the State of New York. The event was organized by Moe Fletcher and included guest speakers Jim McDonough, Chief Master Sgt. Dennis Richardson, USAF (ret), Air Force Cross Recipient, and Dan and Maureen Murphy, the Gold Star Parents of Lt. Michael Murphy, a Medal of Honor recipient. Photo by Staff Sgt. David J. Murphy, 106th Rescue Wing.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
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